Antitrust Claims Tossed In Webkinz Suit

Law360, New York (September 15, 2009, 4:25 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted Ganz Inc.'s bid to dismiss antitrust and other claims from a suit brought by a retailer accusing the Webkinz supplier of breaking an agreement over the sale of the popular plush toys, leaving only a narrowed breach of contract claim in play.

In a mixed ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Thursday, Judge George Caram approved Ganz's motion for summary judgment on all the Sherman Act violations, misrepresentation and breach of warranty claims lodged...
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