Target Corp. wants a federal trial court to toss Atari Interactive, Inc.'s allegations that the retailer counterfeited Pong products.

No showing has been made that Target sold fake or counterfeit Atari products, or that the retailer ever actually used a counterfeit mark, the company says in a motion to dismiss filed May 1 in the Southern District of New York.

Atari makes no allegation that Target ever sold any “stich-for-stich” copies of Atari products, or otherwise used a counterfeit mark, Target says

To show counterfeiting in the case of a word mark it isn’t enough that one word used...