Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Hunterrr obtains John Doe order from Mumbai High Court

Hunterrr obtains John Doe order from Mumbai High Court
21st March’15, Mumbai: Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd obtains John Doe order from Mumbai High Court to protect its latest release Hunterrr (starring Gulshan Devaiah, Radhika Apte and Sai Tamhankar) from the menace of Piracy. The order, not only restricts piracy on cable, digital and physical medium but action can also be taken against a person watching the film from an illegal source.
Shemaroo Entertainment has sent a copy of the order to various MSOs, LCOs and ISPs. Further, the Court has directed all police authorities to act on the order.
Details of the order
The order restrains any person from “ downloading from internet/ telecasting/ broadcasting/ distributing/ putting on the cable TV network/disseminating/reproducing or otherwise making available to the public, the film ‘Hunterrr” or “from (i) making a copy of the said film, (ii) to sell or give on hire, or offer for sale or hire, any copy of the said film (iii) to communicate the film to the public in any manner whatsoever including by way of but not limited to telecasting and/or re telecasting the said film, or even otherwise dealing with the rights in the said film which vest exclusively in the Plaintiff, in any manner whatsoever.” ; the order also restrains others “from communicating or making available or distributing, or duplicating, or displaying, or releasing, or showing, or uploading, or downloading or exhibiting, or playing, and/or defraying the movie “Hunterrr” in any manner from the Plaintiff or in any other manner which would violate/infringe the Plaintiff’s copyright in the said film “Hunterrr”.
About John Doe order
A John Doe order is defined as an action instituted by a party who seeks the aid of the Court in fear of some future probable injury to his rights or interest and the action is brought to prevent a wrong that is apprehended.
About Shemaroo
Celebrating the golden jubilee, Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd (BSE Scrip Code: 538685; NSE Scrip Code: SHEMAROO) is among few entertainment companies that has hallmarked several pioneering efforts with its innovative and out- of-the- box thinking. Founded in 1962, Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd is an established Filmed Entertainment “Content House” in the country, active in Content Ownership, Creation, Aggregation and Distribution with a large content library of over 2800 titles.
Shemaroo is engaged in the distribution of content for satellite channels, physical formats and emerging digital technologies like the Mobile, Internet, Broadband, IPTV and DTH among others. With its partnership with the major telecom operators and other digital media platforms, Shemaroo is at the forefront of the digital age. The company has also tied up with many content providers across the country. The “Shemaroo” brand today is synonymous with quality entertainment in the Indian entertainment eco system. For further

Information, please visit www.shemarooent.com

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