Besson Wins Counterfeiting Case

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Movie mogul Luc Besson has won a court case in his native France after claiming a mobile phone company illegally used segments from his sci-fi film The Fifth Element in an advertising campaign.

An appellate court in Paris agreed phone firm SFR and its advertising agency were liable for "counterfeiting" Besson's film.

The full settlement of the case is unknown.

19/09/2004 10:38

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