Another Round Opens in Fight Between MGA, Mattel

January 16, 2014  |   Uncategorized   |     |   Comments Off on Another Round Opens in Fight Between MGA, Mattel

As reported in the National Law Journal – Bratz doll manufacturer MGA Entertainment Inc. has turned to state court to revive its legal battle against competitor Mattel Inc., filing a $1 billion trade secrets lawsuit on February 13, 2014.  MGA chief executive officer Isaac Larian promised the move last month after U.S. District Judge David Carter refused to let the company amend its federal lawsuit against Mattel over claims that the Barbie maker stole its trade secrets.  Jennifer Keller of Keller Rackauckas LLP will act as lead counsel for MGA.  The suit seeks damages under California’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

 

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