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Jury Rejects Mattel's Bratz Doll Copyright Claim
Posted on 22 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More

MGA Wants $177 Million In Punitive Damages In Bratz Doll Case
Posted on 26 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) Toy company MGA Entertainment Inc. asked a judge Wednesday to follow up their win over arch-rival Mattel Inc. last month in a trial over who owns the rights to the popular Bratz doll line by awarding MGA more than $339 million... Read More

MGA Files Antitrust Case Against Mattel Over Bratz Dolls
Posted on 8 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More

Judge Tosses Mattel Lawsuit Related To Bratz Doll Case
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A state court judge has tossed a lawsuit by toy giant Mattel Inc. that accuses its rival MGA Entertainment Inc. of fraudulently transferring millions in funds to avoid paying anticipated judgments in litigation over ownership of the... Read More

California Trial Wrapping Up In Spat Over Bratz Copyright
Posted on 11 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A doll designer conceived and began developing the popular, multi-billion dollar Bratz doll line while working for toy giant Mattel Inc. before taking the idea to a relatively new company that went on to build a thriving, competitive... Read More