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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...

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...