MGA Insurer Takes Bratz Defense Dispute To 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (June 8, 2012, 2:51 PM EDT) -- MGA Entertainment Inc. primary insurer Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Co. appealed to the Ninth Circuit on Thursday a ruling that it had a duty to defend MGA in its trade secrets and copyright dispute with Mattel Inc. over Bratz dolls.

Crum & Forster had argued to a California federal court in a motion for summary judgment that it was not responsible for defense costs because the injuries alleged in the underlying case between MGA and Mattel did not fit the definition of personal and advertising...
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