Judge Limits Mattel Copyright Infringement Claims

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A federal judge has limited the scope of toy maker Mattel Inc.'s copyright infringement claims against rival MGA Entertainment Inc. in an upcoming retrial over ownership of the popular Bratz doll line, he will allow Mattel to pursue claims that MGA stole trade secrets. U.S. District Judge David Carter. . . . Full version available to subscribers.