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Godfather Complaint 1

Godfather Complaint 1

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PARAMOUNTPICTURESCORPORATION,Plaintiff,
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1.Thiscivilactionisbased
OIl,
andseeksinjunctivereliefanddamagestoredress,ongoingandprospectiveviolationsofthefederalCopyrightAct,17U.S.C.§101etseq.,andofthefederaltrademarklaws,15U.S.C.
§
1114and1125(a).
It
alsoseekstoprotecttheintegrityandreputationof
TheGodfather
trilogy,oneofthemostacclaimedandbelovedartisticworksofthepast50years.2.In1969,plaintiffParamountPicturesCorporation("Paramount")purchasedfromthenow-deceasedauthorMarioPuzo("Puzo")thecopyrightinterestinPuzo'snovel
TheGodfather.
BywrittenagreementsexecutedonNovember28,1969,PuzograntedtoParamount,amongotherrights,"anyandallcopyrightsthereinandallrightsnowknownorhereafteraccruingthereinandthereto,foreverandthroughouttheworld,togetherwiththesoleandexclusiverighttousesaidwork,inwholeor
in
part,inwhatevermannerthePurchaser[i.e.,Paramount]maydesire,including,butnotlimitedto,thesaleandexclusiveright:tomakeandcausetobemadeliteraryanddramaticandotherversionsandadaptationsofeverykindandcharacterofsaidworkoranypartorpartsthereofand/oranyorallofthecharacterscreated
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