Webkinz Antitrust Cases Consolidated

Law360, New York (October 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three putative class action cases alleging that the maker of Webkinz toys forced retailers to buy unrelated products through an illegal tying arrangement were consolidated into a multidistrict litigation case on Friday.

The cases filed by small toy retailers against the Canadian company Ganz Inc. and subsidiary Ganz USA LLC earlier this year in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California were consolidated...
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