Los Angeles Business Journal

Court Cuts $172 Million from Bratz Doll Verdict

Friday, January 25, 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Mattel Inc. doesn't have to pay $172 million to MGA Entertainment Inc. to settle a trade secrets theft claim over Bratz dolls because a key claim should have been dismissed before trial, the Los Angeles Times and Associated Press report. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that both sides are claiming legal wins.