P. Poroshenko will pay 80 million rubles (more than 1 million EUR) to a Russian company for trademark infringement.
«Roshen» Concern, owned by the president of Ukraine P. Poroshenko, represented by its subsidiary - "Lipetsk confectionery factory" Roshen " is obliged by the court to pay 79.85 million rubles for the illegal use of the trademark of " Tula confectionery factory "Yasnaya Polyana".
Ukrainian confectionery corporation since 2010 produced sweets called "Ласточка-певунья" (Swallow-songbird)», which is confusingly similar to the trademark "ПЕВУНЬЯ" (Songbird) (certificate №186250). This trademark is owned by TCP "Yasnaya Polyana" since September 1988.
Tula factory required compensation according to Art. 1515 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation in the volume of doubled cost of the goods with illegally placed trademark. The volume of counterfeit candy called "Swallow-songstress" produced by "Rochen" amounted to 1.7 million tons at a cost of 61.24 rubles. / Kg.