Barbie Maker Accused of Spying on Bratz Dolls

Lawsuit filed by MGA Entertainment alleges Mattel stole trade secrets.
3:00 | 01/15/14

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Some may consider Barbie a wholesome symbol of childhood but -- lawsuit accuses her make Eric. Playing dirty -- suit filed by MGA entertainment the makers of Bratz dolls. Says Mattel barbie's maker spied on -- GA from 1990 tube through at least 2009. Other accusations that Mattel -- who deliberately misrepresented themselves to gain entry to private show rooms of competitors. Going so far -- to print that big business cards and and even drew up a manual -- instructions on how to steal corporate secrets. -- denies these accusations. Now the Barbie and -- battle has been going on for years -- fired the first shot in 2008 accusing the creator of Bratz dolls a former Mattel employee of stealing trade secret. That suit has been back and forth in court ever since the -- for the little plastic playthings have paperwork to push.

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