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Jury Rejects Mattel's Bratz Doll Copyright Claim

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A federal court jury on Thursday rejected Mattel Inc.'s claims that it owns the copyright to the blockbuster, billion-dollar Bratz dolls and instead awarded upstart rival MGA Entertainment Inc. more than $88 million in damages for misappropriation of trade secrets. The verdict came as a staggering blow. . . . Full version available to subscribers.