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Toys from GoldieBlox, and Oakland-based company. (CBS)

Oakland’s GoldieBlox Settles Lawsuit With The Beastie Boys Over ‘Girls’ Parody Commerical

An East Bay toy company settled its federal lawsuit on Monday against the Beastie Boys over its parody of the song “Girls” that appeared in a promotional video that went viral.

03/18/2014

Toys from GoldieBlox, and Oakland-based company. (CBS)

Oakland’s GoldieBlox Wins Contest For Free Super Bowl Ad

An company based in the Bay Area whose mission is to empower girls has just won a super honor. Oakland-based toymaker GoldieBlox has scored a free Super Bowl ad, as part of a contest hosted by software maker Intuit.

01/31/2014

The 11th Annual Webby Awards

Beastie Boys Sue GoldieBlox Over Copyright Infringement

The lawsuit claims that the toy company has infringed upon other artists, including Queen, Daft Punk, Kaskade & others…

12/12/2013

Beastie Boys (credit: Nathanial Hornblower/Nasty Little Man)

GoldieBlox Offers Peace To ‘Beastie Boys’ In Open Letter

“Although we believe our parody video falls under fair use, we would like to respect his wishes and yours.” – Excerpt from Goldiblox open letter

11/27/2013

Adam Horovitz & Michael Diamond of the “Beastie Boys” (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys In Legal Feud With Oakland Toymaker Over ‘Girls’ Viral Ad

The hip-hop group sent a letter to Oakland toymaker GoldieBlox over a viral commercial parodying the hit song “Girls”…

11/25/2013

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