A candy maker’s trademark infringement case against Hasbro and Toys ‘R’ Us over the use of “Candy Land” can continue, but he cannot ultimately collect monetary damages if successful against the toy industry giants, a federal judge has ruled.
Spero Haritatos of Rome, N.Y., is limited to collecting attorney’s fees and costs from the defendants because he has failed to show that they engaged in willful infringement of his candy store trademark, Northern District Judge David N. Hurd ruled in Haritatos v. Hasbro, 6:05-cv-930.
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