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A massive victory for fair use in the longrunning Dr Seuss vs Star Trek parody lawsuit

Back in 2016, the Dr Seuss estate won a preliminary court action against "Oh, The Places You'll Boldly Go!" a crowdfunded parody of Dr Seuss's "Oh the Places You'll Go!" and Star Trek, written by veteran Star Trek creator David "Tribble" Gerrold and illustrated by the comics giant Ty Templeton. In 2017, Comicmix, the publisher, secured a partial legal victory, but the Seuss estate wasn't done -- they have been litigating ever since, but now it appears the fight is done, and Comicmix has pr...
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Mattel’s classic View-Master to become a live-action movie

The stereoscopic View-Master, now owned by Mattel, is being developed into a live-action movie wth MGM. Above, a View_Master and its discs. (Photo by Enokson/CC BY 2.0 License) EL SEGUNDO — Toymaker Mattel Inc. and film studio Metro Goldwyn Mayer announced Wednesday that they will team up to develop a live-action film based on Mattel’s classic View-Master. Introduced in 1939 and named by Time as one of the 100 All-Time Greatest Toys in 2011, the View Master allowed people to see 3D images crea...
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Mattel warns of weak 2019, shares drop most in 20 years

Mattel Inc on Friday issued a disappointing 2019 forecast and said demand for its iconic Barbie doll was slowing, triggering an 18 percent drop in its shares, their worst day in nearly two decades.
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Mattel and Warner Bros. bring live-action ‘Barbie’ to big screen

EL SEGUNDO — Mattel Inc. and Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced Tuesday a partnership to bring the Barbie franchise to theaters for her first ever live-action feature film, which will star Oscar-nominated actress Margot Robbie as Barbie. Robbie will also co-produce the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment Banner, alongside Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara from LuckyChap Entertainment, according to a statement from the studio and the toymaker. Barbie marks the first announced deal coming out ...
Tags: Business, Movies, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Barbie, Warner Bros, Margot Robbie, Mattel, Elizabeth, Mattel Inc, Margot, Warner Bros Pictures, El Segundo, Robbie, Toby Emmerich

One more sign K-Pop is here to stay, a contract with Mattel

NEW YORK (AP) — The trappings of success continue to arrive for K-pop sensation BTS, the latest a contract with the toy company Mattel which secured rights to produce dolls of the boy band. And Mattel is not beyond riding those K-pop coattails. Shares of Mattel Inc. spiked almost 9 percent Monday, a day after […]
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Mattel’s Revival Plan: Bet on Barbie, the Movie

Ynon Kreiz, the toy giant’s fourth leader in five years, has a strategy for reversing its fortunes. And it starts with putting one of America’s best-known dolls on the big screen.
Tags: Toys, News, America, Mattel, Mattel Inc, Appointments and Executive Changes, Ynon Kreiz, Barbie (Doll, Aidecember

Hasbro, struggling with Toys R Us closures, plans to cut jobs

By Michelle Chapman, The Associated Press Hasbro, wrestling with the demise of Toys R Us and elusive shoppers spending a lot more on high-tech gadgets, fell well short of third-quarter expectations Monday. The Pawtucket, Rhode Island, toy maker will absorb charges of as much as $60 million next quarter as it cuts jobs. The Pawtucket, Rhode Island, toy maker will absorb charges of as much as $60 million next quarter as it cuts jobs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) Mattel, Hasbro’s rival, said i...
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She’s the Boss: Growing into Success

On Monday October 15, 2018 I had an opportunity to attend a fantastic panel discussion titled “She’s the Boss: Growing into Success”. The panel was moderated by my very dear friend Narges Kakalia, a brilliant lawyer at Mintz, and had four accomplished ladies discussing their stories of success, work, life and everything in between. One of the panelist happened to be the moderator’s namesake and a world renowned astrophysicist Nergis Mavalwala. In a truly classic “only in New York” moment do you ...
Tags: New York, News, Life, New York City, Mit, United States, Barbie, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Mattel Inc, Chen, Howell, KARACHI Pakistan, Mintz, Legal Aid Society, Bellow, Nergis Mavalvala

UN enlists ‘Thomas & Friends’ to teach kids about UN goals

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is enlisting the animated series “Thomas & Friends” to teach preschool children the importance of taking part in global efforts to end poverty, provide girls and boys with the same opportunities, and protect the planet. The U.N. and series owner Mattel Inc. announced a collaboration Friday that will […]
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Mattel Launches Film Division Led By ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Producer Robbie Brenner

Toymaker Mattel Inc. is creating of Mattel Films, a new division producing motion pictures based on its globally recognized franchises. Hollywood veteran Robbie Brenner, producer of “Dallas Buyers Club,” has been appointed to lead Mattel Films as executive producer, reporting to Ynon Kreiz, Mattel’s new chairman and CEO. The deal was announced on Thursday afternoon. […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Dallas Buyers Club, Mattel, Mattel Inc, Robbie Brenner, Mattel Films, Ynon Kreiz Mattel

Asbestos in a Crayon, Benzene in a Marker: A School Supply Study’s Toxic Results

A public interest group tested 27 back-to-school products and found dangerous chemicals in four of them.
Tags: News, Crayons, Asbestos, Consumer Protection, Hasbro Inc, Mattel Inc, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Education (K-12, Product Tests, US Public Interest Research Group, Dev Gowda

Six C.E.O. Pay Packages That Explain Soaring Executive Compensation

One chief executive made $102.2 million last year. Another earned 4,987 times her median employee’s pay. This was C.E.O. pay in 2017.
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Want to Make Money Like a C.E.O.? Work for 275 Years

For the first time, companies in the U.S. are disclosing how their C.E.O.’s compensation compares with the pay of employees. The results are eye-opening.
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Mattel’s 1Q sales shored up by Hot Wheels and Barbie

NEW YORK (AP) — Mattel Inc. is reporting better-than-expected first-quarter sales as demand for Hot Wheels and Barbies helped soften the blow of the closing of Toys R Us. Mattel reported Thursday a net loss of $311.3 million, or 90 cents per share, in the quarter. That compares with a loss of $113.2 million, or […]
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Mattel and Stanley Black & Decker skid while GE jumps

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: General Electric Co., up 55 cents to $14.54 The industrial conglomerate had a better first quarter than analysts expected. Mattel Inc., down 49 cents to $12.96 Most Read StoriesCourt: Sotomayor shoulder injury worse than first thoughtStudent says Confederate flag theft sparked protestsThe professor, the cop and […]
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Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo's Family Says Judge Blocks Improper Use of Brand

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican judge has blocked a company associated with U.S. toymaker Mattel Inc from commercializing the image of artist...
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No Fun and Games for New Mattel Chief, Shares Sink

(Reuters) - Shares of U.S. toymaker Mattel Inc sank 7 percent on Friday as the appointment of a fourth chief executive in three years left...
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Here’s how much CEOs’ pay has gone up and down — but mostly up and up

Eight years ago, as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform, Congress required publicly traded U.S. corporations to annually report the ratio of the compensation of their CEO and their median (midpoint) worker. CEO-to-worker pay ratio Ratio between a large firm’s CEO’s pay and the pay of the average U.S. worker pay, according to the Economic Policy Institute. CEO annual compensation is computed using the “options realized” compensation series, which includes salary, bonus, restricted stock gran...
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Van Nuys toy mogul makes $900 million bid for Toys R Us

Isaac Larian, left, the CEO of Van Nuys-based MGA Entertainment Inc., the maker of the pouty Bratz dolls, has launched a $900 million bid for the ailing Toys R Us. (AP Photo/Christine Cotter, File) VAN NUYS — The CEO of Van Nuys-based MGA Entertainment Inc., manufacturer of Bratz dolls and Little Tikes toys, made a nearly $900 million bid today to purchase Toys R Us stores in the United States and Canada. “The time is now. Everyday that goes by, the value of Toys R Us declines and more people ...
Tags: Business, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Local News, Hasbro Inc, Mattel Inc, El Segundo, Bratz, Van Nuys, MGA Entertainment Inc, Isaac Larian, Larian, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR

Dollar General and Alexion jump while Mattel, Unilever fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:Dollar General Corp., up $4.24 to $93.44The discount retailer gave a strong yearly profit forecast.Mattel Inc., down 34 cents to $13.84Toys R Us, a... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Ap, Mattel Inc, Dollar General Corp, Alexion, Mattel Unilever

Toys ‘R’ Us plans to close all U.S. stores; 33,000 jobs at risk: Reuters

(Reuters) – Bankrupt Toys ‘R’ Us Inc is preparing to sell or close all 885 stores in its U.S. chain, risking up to 33,000 jobs, after failing to reach a deal to restructure billions of dollars in debt, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. With shoppers flocking to online platforms like Inc (AMZN.O) and children choosing electronic gadgets over toys, Toys ‘R’ Us has struggled to service debt from a $6.6 billion leveraged buyout by private equity firms KKR & Co LP (KKR.N...
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India: Mattel, Inc. And Ors. v. Aman Bijal Mehta And Ors - Khurana and Khurana

The use of catchy words and established brand name in a song, to attract the attention of the viewer is not something that is new these days.
Tags: News, India, Mattel Inc, Khurana, Ors Khurana, Aman Bijal Mehta

Capital One and Seagate rise while Mattel tumbles

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:Mattel Inc., down $1.13 to $14.84Toymakers fell following reports that retailer Toys R Us is preparing to liquidate its U.S. business.United Natural... [Author: [email protected]]
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Frida Kahlo Is a Barbie Doll Now. (Signature Unibrow Not Included.)

Mattel’s doll is modeled after the Mexican artist, but some say the likeness is off and a family member says the company does not have rights to her image.
Tags: Art, Toys, News, Mexico, Dolls, Mattel, Mattel Inc, Frida Kahlo, Frida, Kahlo, Women and Girls, Barbie (Doll

Mattel's 4Q results reflect Toys R Us woes, sales slide

NEW YORK (AP) — Mattel Inc. is reporting a surprise loss and disappointing sales in the fourth quarter as the nation's largest toy company still reels from troubles at Toys R Us and a weak appetite for some of its brands.The company... [Author: [email protected]]
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Toymaker Mattel warns of weak holiday sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Toymaker Mattel Inc. is warning that its holiday sales are being hurt by the struggles of some of its key brands and by retailers tightening their inventories.The outlook, made in a regulatory filing Monday, comes... [Author: [email protected]]
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Why Mattel, Inc.'s Shares Popped 29% in November

Could a buyout of this legendary toymaker be on the horizon?
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Barbie makes doll of hijab-wearing Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Barbie says it will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year’s Olympics while wearing a hijab. Mattel Inc. says the doll will be available online next fall. The doll is part of the Barbie “Shero” line that honors women who […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Ap, Barbie, Mattel Inc, Nation & World, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Barbie Shero

Report: Hasbro making takeover bid for rival Mattel

NEW YORK — Shares of Mattel stock have soared in the wake of a report that rival Hasbro has made a takeover offer for the El Segundo-based toymaker. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like Monopoly, Nerf, Barbie and Hot Wheels. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter that it did not identify, said Hasbro approached Mattel recently about a deal. Hasbro said it does not comment on “rumors or speculation.” Mattel did not immediately respond to a request for c...
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