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Toymaker Lego wins court case against Chinese copycats

Details of Zhengyang Gate Tower of Forbidden City made with Lego bricks are pictured at a Lego store in Beijing on Jan.13.   © Reuters

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) -- Lego has won another case against imitators in China where copies of its colourful plastic toy bricks and figures have been a recurrent problem, the Danish toymaker said on Monday.

In a landmark case last year Lego for the first time succeeded in a copyright competition case in China, where it seeks a bigger slice of a $31 billion toys and games market.

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