WWE's State Antitrust Suit Thrown Out Of Ring

Law360, New York (September 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Connecticut state court has dismissed World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s antitrust lawsuit against toy maker Jakks Pacific Inc., after a parallel federal action accusing the video game maker of bribing two licensing agents was also tossed last year.

The Superior Court of Connecticut has granted summary judgment dismissing WWE's remaining state claims against Jakks and its senior officers relating to alleged wrongful acts of bribery and conflict of interest involving its video game license and amendments to its toy license, the toy company said Tuesday....
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