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Halo 4
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European Union
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Supreme Court of Canada
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Blackstone Group
(Finance and Banking)
343 Industries
(Video Games)
 

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Mega Brands

Knowledge Identifier: &Mega_Brands

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Mega Brands

Publicly traded Canadian childrens toy company add

Category: Business (999)

Founded in 1967.

Countries: United States (55%), Canada (27%), Europe (9%)

Main connections: Halo 4, McFarlane Toys, European Union

Linked to: Public company, The Lego Group, Honda, Mattel, Inc.

 

Timeline


 

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1967

In 1967, Victor Bertrand and his wife Rita founded the company as Ritvik Toys, Inc. add something


1998

Ritvik was amalgamated with Ritvik Holdings Inc. on June 30, 1998 add something


2002

On March 19, 2002, the name was changed from Ritvik Holdings Inc. to Mega Bloks, Inc. Currently, the founders' sons Vic Bertrand Jr. and Marc Bertrand are CIO and CEO, respectively add something


2005

In one of the most recent decisions, on November 17, 2005, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld Mega Bloks' right to continue selling the product in Canada add something


2006

On June 15, 2006, following the acquisition of several brand names not associated with construction brick toys, the company again changed its name, this time from Mega Bloks, Inc. to Mega Brands, Inc. add something


2008

A similar decision was reached by the European Union's Court of First Instance on November 12, 2008 when it upheld an EU trademark agency decision following an objection by Mega Bloks against a trademark awarded to LEGO in 1999 add something


2010

Rose Art's base operation was shut down in New Jersey, and the company moved its stationery and activities division with some key employees to Irvine, California in 2010 under new executive Thomas Prichard, a former executive at Crayola, Pixar and Hasbro add something


2012

The subsidiary was not sold, and was reintegrated into Mega operations by 2012 add something

 

Halo 4 - Both McFarlane Toys and Mega Brands revealed their figures at the 2012 American International Toy Fair

 

Halo 4 - Both McFarlane Toys and Mega Brands revealed their figures at the 2012 American International Toy Fair

 

Halo 4 - On February 14, 2012, toy company Mega Brands revealed a new product series in their Mega Bloks "Halo" Universe collector's line

 

Halo 4 - On February 14, 2012, toy company Mega Brands revealed a new product series in their Mega Bloks "Halo" Universe collector's line


2014

It became a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel as of April 20, 2014 add something


2015

343 Industries - Halo 5: Guardians was released on October 27, 2015, with semi-exclusive content to those who purchased select Mega Bloks sets


2017

In 2017, Mattel announced that it was introducing Mega Construx, a new sub-brand of construction sets designed for old kids add something