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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Trouble in Fantasyland

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The successful venture of the three movie outfits squashed all competitors, making the producers ecstatic over the box-office results. Their partnership enlivened the dying movie industry and moviegoers looked forward to another venture of the three. However, the co-production may not happen ever again.

Designer L filed a case on the violation of his intellectual property rights against the producers of the movie. The case stems from the use of the design of L in the costume of the villain in the final scene. In the movie credits, the name of Designer L appeared, which seems to imply that he allowed the use of his design. However, this is not the truth! Designer L never gave his consent for the use of his design in the movie. The question is whether any production person even approached him at all to ask permission.

One of the smaller movie outfits quickly washed its hands of any involvement in the case and immediately pointed to the stellar movie outfit as responsible for the production. Soon, the smaller movie outfit will attempt to clear its name of any involvement in the said case. The stellar movie outfit has yet to issue a statement on this matter.

While everyone thought all is well in the land of enormous profits, this situation merely reflects that all successful ventures will vanish into fantasy with a lawsuit involving millions.

62 comments:

  1. Designer L... Yung sa M-m-m-Marry the night?

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  2. blockbuster movie nung MMFF? LOL

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  3. Bossing ask natin ung ina mo kung bakit nagkaganon.

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  4. Hala bka magsumbong sa ina at sa bossing nila

    :p

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  5. Ah the movie was the top-grosser last MMFF. =) Wooo tapos may sequel na naman daw this year. 10M pa ata ang hinihingi ni Desinger L. Aww. =))

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    1. kung flop ang movie, im sure hindi maghahabol si Designer but....

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  6. The costume in question is worn by JG's wife. :)

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  7. Ang Mga bida sa movie ay ang ina nating lahat at ang bagong endorsement king? Da who ang designer?

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  8. Just google the title of the highest grossing movie sa pinaka recent na piyesta ng mga pelikula

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  9. dalawang half moon ba to na nagsanib nung pasko?

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  10. leroy leroy sinta, buko ng papaya! kalerky. ano kaya say ni Volta at Lastikman dito?

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  11. Easy peasy..just google title of top grosser Filmfest entry and costume designer..presto! Grabe naman P10Million ang damage na hinihingi kunsabagay tama nga naman bakit di nagpaalam na gagamitin ang design Nya..anyways yakang yakang bayaran yan ng 3 outfits P280M naman ang gross sales ng movie nila!

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  12. MMFF movie ba Ito?

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  13. Busy ata sa Vday date ang mga readers ni FP.. Sleep muna ako at bukas check ang comment. Di pa run nagbabasa si Kris kalerQi

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  14. Ayaw ni Big boss nyan at mas ayaw ni Inang laging saklolo....

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  15. oh i knew this...this was the outfit from the "Marry the Night" video...designed both by Filipino artists KT and LR...

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  16. Demolition job from the co-producers that sank to ranking #3. Toink!

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  17. Easy yun movie, but who is designer ????

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  18. sa Hollywood uso ang ganitong klaseng demandahan about copyrights chuva...just like yung ginamit na tattoo design sa 'the hangover 2'...sana masampolan yang mga movie outfits na yan para matuto.

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  19. bituing walang ningning!
    ito yung movie na may kapartner din na isa pang movie before eh, pero that time parehi silang gumagamit ng sword, yung ngayon kasi na kapartner nya maraming anak.

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  20. Ay in fairness sikat si designer sa international scene at edgy at magaganda ang designs. Ginamit lang naman ni Lady Gaga design niya sa latest music video niya.

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    1. korekkkk! the designer has alllll the rights over this matter!

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  21. Cute si Designer L, in fairness ;-)

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  22. kayu talagang mga taga Lupa dutdutin ko kau eh!

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  23. wow, so konte n lang tubo nung movie kung mananalo ung designer sa kaso

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    1. Kung si Asiong Salonga ba ang gumamifmt ng design, maghahabol pa kaya si designer?! hahaha!!

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  24. Watched the movie and the costumes were great! Sobrang copied ung muscle dress ni B created by L. Try nyo magtanong sa mga engkantada, alam nila sagot.

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  25. Mga beki, kalimutan ang lawsuit na yan. Usisain natin ang designer. Cute nya ha. Hip, young and fresh ang dating.

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  26. I'm not a lawyer but this is my opinion: This would have been a less of a problem (or successfully sued) if the movie did not acknowledge the Designer L at the end credits. Clothes designed are not subject to copyright laws, I believe. That's why, say, Calvin Klein can design a dress that looks similar to, say, Michael Kors. Copyright or intellectual property laws do not cover clothes. Those laws will cover the tag or brand logo (e.g. the Gucci logo) but not the design of the clothes itself.

    But, since they acknowledged the Designer in the credits, they're almost admitting that they knowingly used the design. I still don't know if that's going to be successful at court but the chances became bigger. Also, if Designer L successfully proves that it is an Art work rather than a dress/costume, then that may also prove some legal culpability on the movie productions' part.

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  27. kilala ko yung designer ang surname nya "bago" in English n his dad is an officer of a bank

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  28. Oh please, it's obvious the designer wailing "foul!!" copied the design of the count's red armor from Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) He really needs to get over himself.

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    1. Ah so you're the one from the prod team who copied the designer's dress/art work from the movie! Welcome to FP :D

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    2. Bitter ka teh? Insekyora? Designer ka rin? Sa Tutuban?

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    3. The MMFF movie admittedly copied (PD admitted it) and even put his name on the credits without asking permission. They should've just hired him diba? Yun yung issue. Sus.

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    4. Tama! If the movie did not rake in the money, he probably would not have filed suit.

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    5. The first time I saw this outfit on a model, my first gut reaction was...it looks so much like the Japanese-designed armour from Bram Stroker's Dracula!!!! Nangopya din ang designer.

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  29. yung nag number one nga... just saw it in google!!! Lechugas gallore 10M lawsuit!!!!

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  30. -- Search, title of the movie and costume designer.. Sosyal nman pla ung ginayahan! Favorite pop artist ko ang nagsuot..

    -- Satana = Judas ba ito? haha. Pero sa pakasaLan mo ang gabi niya sinuot. :)

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  31. nabsa ko na to sa isang News....sayang naman kung hndi na magsesequel...mas click pa naman ang sanib pwersa nila kesa ung may agimat...isa pa, kaabang-abang talaga kung may sequel un kasi may buntisang naganap

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  32. homay gad...obsessed naman pala si designer sa ganyang klaseng art muscle design na ganyan. dami nyang creations na puro ganyan. at ang mga creations nya sa pag-design and decorate ng edifices ay kakaiba...weird...at parang alien creatures ang dating....kakalerQUI. google nyo name nya tapos click nyo images. yun na!

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  33. sino naman yung designer?

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  34. may copyright ba yung design nya? anon feb 14 11:44 makes sense. if i copy his design for my halloween costume will he sue me also? hehehe.he's doing it to become a household name.parang wala nmn...

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  35. 10M sa Prod unit.

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  36. i'm confused...kc sv sa BI 3 movie outfits? pro ung ky bossing at ina ng lahat na movie was produced by 4 movie outfits un.. star cinema, mzet, octo arts, at pct ba un? basta 4 un...

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  37. naku, hindi alam ni ina magenta iyan. :))

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  38. I believe that DL had the right to demand compensation but 10 million smacks greed.

    Kung di sya mag iingat, he'll end up where his contemporary designers are right now. In Limbo

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  39. hahahha yari ka boss kay ina mo hehhehe

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  40. i feel really bad for the artist. the producers really should compensate him for the use of his design. and they should also pay for damages. not everything can be justified by profit. there is such a thing as morality. stealing is stealing any which way you look at it.

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  41. in my opinion pagdating damit pwede naman na magaya ung design, i am not sure if may patent issue pa dun. if "LR" was acknowledge at the end of the film we'll malamang he has knowledge na gagamitin ang design i doubt naman na ganun kalaking production eh makakalimutan nila ang do's and dont's. siguro the issue was raised because naging top grosser ung film and he wants to have additional bonus.

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  42. yung designer L. N. kaylangan nya naman talagang maghabol, bigtime na designer na to, isa sa design nya sinuot ni lady gaga yung muscles ba yun. di ako sure. pero nasuot na ni lady gaga.

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  43. This is what i know. Prodcution designer of the movie told L even before the shoot that they will use his design for the costume of the villain and the designer said its okay. The PD told him that in a way, it will help his career since theyre going to credit him. What the PD failed to do is to at least make an agreement but since he didnt expect this will happen, he didnt bother. It's just so ironic why is he complaining just now? Its been 2months! My sources told me that one film outfit of a rival movie (na tinalo pati ng horror movie) was the one pushing L to take it to court. Sore loser i guess.

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  44. As far as I know sa fashion industry, there's no such thing as "copied from" only "inspired by".hehehe.sabi sabi. :D

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  45. Old story nanaman to...

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