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Orly Lobel

Orly Lobel is an author and professor of law, and was recently named one of The Marker Magazine’s 50...

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Lee Rawles

Lee Rawles joined the ABA Journal in 2010 as a web producer. She has also worked for the Winston-Salem...

In this month’s Modern Law Library, we read a thrilling tale of dueling toymakers, corporate espionage and a group of brats taking on the queen of the DreamHouse. Prof. Orly Lobel, author of “You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side,” speaks to the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles about how an intellectual property dispute between the maker of Barbie and the creator of Bratz spun into a legal battle that would last more than a decade.

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Published: December 20, 2017
Podcast: ABA Journal: Modern Law Library
Category: Legal Entertainment
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ABA Journal: Modern Law Library
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