MGA Files Antitrust Case Against Mattel Over Bratz Dolls

LOS ANGELES - (AP) MGA Entertainment Inc. filed an antitrust lawsuit Thursday against Mattel Inc., its archrival in the world of fashion dolls. The case is the latest volley in an ongoing dispute over MGA's Bratz dolls. It was filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles and alleges unfair business...

DLA Piper: California Federal Court Finds 1st Amendment Does Not Preclude Sporting Event Participants From Asserting Right-of-Publicity Claims Against Broadcasters

By Matt Ganas | On April 11, 2014, a California federal court issued a First Amendment ruling that has potentially significant implications for broadcasters in the sports-media industry. Specifically, the Northern District of California’s Judge Claudia Wilken held that “the First Amendment...