MGA Asks Judge To Revisit Ruling In Bratz Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2011, 2:56 PM EST) -- MGA Entertainment Inc. has asked a federal judge to reconsider his ruling granting partial summary judgment to rival toymaker Mattel Inc. in the companies’ trade secrets and employment contract dispute over MGA’s signature Bratz dolls.

Judge David O. Carter’s Dec. 27 order limited Mattel’s copyright claims against the Bratz maker to six dolls, finding that the company did not copy original elements of the remaining dolls under dispute and effectively limiting potential damages in the case to about $28 million, according to MGA’s motion for reconsideration...
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