Barfi! faces Rs 50 cr suit for copyright violation
The makers of Barfi!, which releases on Friday, have received a legal notice seeking to halt the screening on grounds of copyright infringement. Murphy Enterprises has served notice for use of their registered trademarks without obtaining a no-objection certificate.bollywood Updated: Sep 12, 2012 14:28 IST
The makers of the Ranbir Kapoor film Barfi!, which releases on Friday, have received a legal notice seeking to halt the screening on grounds of copyright infringement. Murphy Enterprises, an electronics manufacturer, has served notice to producers UTV group and Ishana films for use of their registered trademarks — Murphy, Murphy Radio and Murphy Munna — in the title song Ala Barfi as well as in the movie without obtaining a no-objection certificate.
The notice, sent through advocate Sujeet G Kurup, says, “The company Murphy Enterprises owns at least 32 trademarks under several classes. If the notice is not taken seriously, the company will file a legal suit against the Barfi team, bringing a stay on the movie release, or further perusal claiming damages worth Rs 50 crore.”
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First Published: Sep 12, 2012 00:59 IST