The U.S. District Court upheld the $100 million dollar jury verdict in favor of Mattel (the maker of Barbie). The jury held that the Bratz dolls were substantially similar to drawings done by a former Barbie designer. The judge also appointed a temporary receiver to oversee the Bratz business. MGA (the makers of Bratz) plan on appealing. Stay tuned. If Mattel prevails–what will become of the wildly successful tarty Bratz line?
Barbie vs. Bratz