Mattel Sues Sunny Leone Starrer Tera Intezaar for Using ‘Barbie’ Trademark

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Mattel Sues Sunny Leone Starrer Tera Intezaar for Using ‘Barbie’ Trademark

Who can forget Sunny Leone’s little one Doll tune from Ragini MMS 2? The peppy and upbeat number became an immediate sensation back in 2014 and nonetheless makes one of the performed songs in clubs and parties.

The movie was simply three days away to move for its release, the producers have received a legal notice from Mattel Inc, the manufacture of the trademark Barbie dolls, objecting to its track “Barbie Girl”.

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The Delhi high court issued a legal notice to the makers of Tera Intezaar for making use of the phrase ‘Barbie’ in a track presenting Sunny Leone, without the permission. The manufacturers of the trademark Barbie dolls Mattel Inc. took the authorized action towards the producers.

The organization has alleged that the title and the lyrics of the track have used their registered and branded trademark without their permission and “in a manner antagonistic to the values and interests of the customers target base, the plaintiffs cater to.”

It has additionally reported that the actress featured in the track is a well-known figure from the adult entertainment industry and has reported that the track shouldn’t be suitable for youngsters and children.Such attributes, it submits, “are provocative and inappropriate for younger girls and children, tarnishing and degrading the distinctive quality of the mark ‘Barbie’.”

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Nevertheless, the single judge Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw instructed each parties to “chill”. The court additionally noted that the plea could also be considered at the notice stage. The decide stated-

“If after a film has been so cleared by CBFC, the Courts were to act as super Censor Board at the mere asking, it will have the potential of imposing arbitrary and at times irrational prior restraints causing severe damage to the right of freedom and expression,”.

Nonetheless, the courts have ruled out in favor of Tera Intezaar team and have even requested Mettel Inc to no longer have initiated any motion in opposition to the film within the first location. On YouTube, the track’s name has been updated to “Sexy Baby Girl.”

Sung by Swati Sharma and Lil Golu, composed by Raaj Aashoo and is enclosed by Shabbir Ahmed. A musical romantic thriller, directed by Rajeev Wallia “Tera Intezaar” makes an attempt to paint Sunny in a new avatar.

The movie “Tera Intezaar “ starring Sunny Leone and Arbaaz Khan is all set to hit the theatres on December 1.

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