'Angry Birds' Maker Denied Sales Ban In Stuffed Toy IP Suit

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 1:36 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday said Rovio Entertainment Ltd., the maker of the popular "Angry Birds" video game, did not deserve a temporary restraining order against alleged stuffed animal counterfeiters, finding the company had not provided enough evidence of immediate harm.

U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong ruled that Rovio didn't sufficiently back its contentions that Royal Plush Toys Inc. and related entities allegedly selling knockoff stuffed "Angry Birds" toys were likely to conceal evidence or take other steps that would negatively affect Rovio's ability...
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