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Film producer and two others get leave to appeal in copyright infringement suit

Last update: 24/07/2018

PUTRAJAYA, July 24 (Bernama) --Local film producer Datuk Yusof Haslam and two others were given the nod to proceed with their appeal against a Court of Appeal's ruling pertaining to alleged copyright infringement of a novel "Aku Bohsia".

Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, chairing the Federal Court three-man bench, allowed the leave to appeal application brought by Yusof, his actor-director son Syamsul and their company, Skop Production Sdn Bhd.

He accepted two legal questions of law relating to copyright infringement claim which was posed by the applicants' counsel Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla for determination by the Federal Court at the appeal hearing.

Federal Court judges Tan Sri Zainun Ali and Tan Sri Aziah Ali were the other two judges.

On March 21, last year, the Court of Appeal three-man bench allowed novelist Elias Idris's copyright lawsuit against the applicants (Yusof, Syamsul and Skop Production).....


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