Mattel Seeks MGA Atty Records In Bratz IP Fight

Law360, New York (May 19, 2011, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Mattel Inc. on Thursday asked a California federal court to force MGA Entertainment Inc. to hand over unredacted attorney billing records related to MGA's successful defense of trade secret appropriation regarding its Bratz line of dolls.

Mattel filed the motion after copies of the invoices were delivered to a discovery master in camera, despite a May 9 court order that said MGA needed to hand over the documents to Mattel, according to the motion.

Earlier in May, MGA asked a federal judge to award costs and...
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