Doll Photog Says Agent Cut Her Out Of Hasbro Deal

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT) -- A photographer whose book featuring the then-defunct Blythe line of fashion dolls allegedly sparked a renaissance for the toys accused her agent Tuesday of cutting her out of a royalty agreement with Hasbro Inc., which resumed producing the dolls.

Gina Garan, whose 2000 book "This is Blythe" allegedly led to a resurgence in their popularity, said in New York state court that Junko Wong privately negotiated a licensing deal with Hasbro to resume producing the doll, and then decided to stop paying Garan royalties despite having...
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