DuPont wins damages in Russian Teflon case

DuPont has won an infringement case against two Russian businesses which were unlawfully using its Teflon brand.

DuPont wins damages in Russian Teflon case

Domtek and its retail arm, ZAO Pilot, were ordered by the Moscow State Arbitration Court to stop using the Teflon name on their products. They were also required to pay around $23,000 in damages to DuPont.

An appeal against the decision was thrown out, with the court saying that Teflon was a well-known name in Russia and that, in infringing it, the defendants has misled consumers about the quality of their products and caused financial losses to DuPont.

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