October 30, 2019 / 11:09 PM / 21 days ago

California appeals court rules for Mattel as MGA's Bratz legal saga nears a close

A California appeals court on Tuesday declined to revive a trade secrets case Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc brought against rival Mattel Inc, bringing a 15-year-old intellectual property dispute closer to an end.

The California Court of Appeal for the Second District, an intermediate appeals court in Los Angeles, affirmed the dismissal of a 2014 lawsuit in which MGA alleged the Barbie maker instructed employees to steal trade secrets from showrooms and toy industry conventions.

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