MGA Fights To Keep Bratz Antitrust Case Alive

Law360, Los Angeles (October 11, 2011, 5:31 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for MGA Entertainment Inc. asked a California federal judge Tuesday to allow it to refile a lawsuit claiming Mattel Inc. violated antitrust laws in its pursuit of claims that a former employee stole the idea for MGA’s Bratz dolls, after the judge released a tentative decision dismissing the complaint.

“We have a claim under the antitrust laws that Mattel ... secured stunning and unreasonable relief, the effect of which was to destroy the Bratz brand and essentially eviscerate the Bratz brand as a going concern,”...
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