4 Claims In Webkinz Antitrust MDL Booted

Law360, New York (February 18, 2010, 3:30 PM EST) -- A judge has dismissed several claims in antitrust multidistrict litigation alleging that Ganz Inc., the supplier of the popular Webkinz toys, required retailers to buy unrelated gift items in order to obtain the plush animals.

In an order Wednesday, Judge Jeffrey S. White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed four claims against Ganz because the plaintiffs failed to state a claim. However, the judge gave the plaintiffs until March 12 to file an amended complaint, if they choose to do...
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