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Blog Global Capital Contract Drafting Bratz 081910

by Partner in a law firm and CEO of a strategic consulting firm at Global Capital Law Group & Global Capital Strategic Group on Aug 23, 2010

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The billion-dollar damages awarded to Mattel in the Bratz dispute with MGA did not survive a 9th Circuit appeal. Part of that decision turned on the language of the assignment--standard language in ...

The billion-dollar damages awarded to Mattel in the Bratz dispute with MGA did not survive a 9th Circuit appeal. Part of that decision turned on the language of the assignment--standard language in employment and independent contractor agreement--and, in particular, on the definition of "inventions" and the application by a court of the age-old rule of "ejusdem generis." Pay attention to drafting.

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