14 March 2022TrademarksAlex Baldwin

Russia drops ‘Peppa Pig’ case citing foreign sanctions

A Russian court has allowed the free use of Hasbro’s “Peppa Pig” trademarks without legal retaliation in Russia, claiming an “entrepreneur’s” use of the marks was justified in light of the mounting economic sanctions affecting Russia.

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