Top gun: Maverick At the moment the biggest movie at the box office, viewers and critics alike have praised the film. However, it looks like the movie is going to get into some legal trouble; Paramount Pictures is being sued for copyright infringement.
Did ‘Top Song: Maverick’ Copyright Infringement?
Top gun: Maverick This is the long awaited sequel of 1986 Top gun. The original movie was a huge hit and produced an action star from Tom Cruise. What many fans don’t know is that the movie is based on a 1983 article, “Top Guns” by Ehud Yonayer.
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Fast forward to 2022, and Yonay’s family is suing Paramount Pictures for copyright infringement. They claimed that they contacted the studio in 2018 and stated that they would recover the copyright of the article that inspired the hit movie in January 2020.
Paramount claims that they finished shooting the movie in 2019 before the copyright was returned to Yonay’s family. However, their complaint, production is going on Top gun: Maverick Not until May 2021. Paramount is being sued for damages and the movie is cutting profits. The family wants to stop the studio from distributing the movie or making any more sequels.
Although it is true Top gun: Maverick Finishing production sometime in the spring of 2019, director Joseph Kosinski oversaw the film’s editing and other post-production work for several months, which meant that technically, they continued to work on the movie even after the copyright was restored.
Intellectual property lawyer who is taking the case
The Yonay family retains the services of intellectual property lawyer Mark Toberf, who specializes in copyright-related matters in the entertainment industry. He currently represents several families who have created Marvel comic characters who want to end Disney’s claim on them, and Victor Miller, who first wrote Friday the 13th The movie seeks to restore the rights of the protagonist Jason Vurhis.
The case has just been filed, so there is no word yet on whether the matter will go to trial or whether Eon’s family will be willing to settle it out of court. Fans of it Top gun The sequel can be enjoyed, but the only star they can get if Yonays wins the lawsuit.