Entertainment Law: Copyright Infringement : Twentieth Century Fox Film v. Sohail Maklai Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Image from Wikipedia (2010(112)BomLR4216)Facts: Twentieth Century Fox Film, the Plaintiff in the case, is the producer of the Hollywood film “Phonebooth” by virtue of an assignment agreement. The Plaintiff alleges that the Defendant, i.e. Sohail Maklai Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., haS infringed the copyright of their Hollywood film’s script(literary work) and screenplay(artistic work) in their Bollywood film “Knockout” due to be released on Friday, the 15th October 2010. The Plaintiff seeks an injunction to restrain the Defendant from releasing, broadcasting, communicating or exporting their film “Knockout.” The Plaintiff also prays before the Court to pass an order directing the Defendant to destroy and/or...Continue reading