The Madras High Court has granted an interim injunction restraining till March 5 Modern Digitech Media Ltd (MDML), from infringing the copyright of Movie Land in Indian VCD and DVD rights in 200 films.

Justice R.S. Ramanathan passed the interim order on an application in a civil suit by K.P. Ravichandran, proprietor of Movie Land, Chintadripet.

The applicant said that he was in the business of acquiring copyright in Tamil cinematograph films. He had the copyright for 200 films. Recently, MDML had started acquiring copyrights in cinematographic films, including Tamil movies, and releasing VCDs and DVDS. The court ordered notice returnable by March 5.

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