Upper Deck Breached 4Kids Trading Card Deal, Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt 4Kids Entertainment Inc. on Tuesday won a round in a contract dispute with The Upper Deck Co. LLC when a New York federal judge ruled that the trading card company breached a production contract for a series by failing to pay part of a $300,000 advance.

U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon ruled that Upper Deck failed to pay the second installment of $175,000 to 4Kids, a bankrupt children's television and merchandise licensing company, for Huntik episodes. Upper Deck argued that the term sheet governing the...
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