Court Rules for Mattel In Doll Design Dispute

Law360, New York (October 29, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Toymaker Mattel obtained a European Union-wide injunction against the continuing sale of Simba Toys' "My Style" line of dolls, Mattel said in a statement.

The High Court in London declared that Mattel's unregistered Community Design right in the design of its "My Scene" range of dolls was valid and infringed upon and that Simba Toys had illicitly copied Mattel's design, according to Mattel.

Since the claim made by Mattel was under the company's Community Design rights, the Court applies across the European Union. This is the...
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