Order to Chill

January 27, 2003

Cert has been denied in Mattel v. MCA, the Barbie Girl case, in which Mattel, owner of rights in the BARBIE doll ("the American girl with the fictitious figure") protested a song entitled BARBIE GIRL. The Ninth Circuit decision (background and text here) had concluded with the admonition that both sides should chill. [The Trademark Blog]
Posted by Andrew Raff at January 27, 2003 08:11 PM
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