Film Co. Can't Bar 'Looper,' 'Dredd 3D' Taiwan Debuts

Law360, Los Angeles (October 11, 2012, 10:00 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Thursday refused CatchPlay Inc.'s request to block Taiwanese distribution of “Looper,” “Dredd 3D,” and “Lawless,” saying film buyer Studio Solutions Group Inc. had relicensed the Hollywood films to a rival distributor outside the court's jurisdiction after the companies' falling-out.

But in a mixed ruling on CatchPlay’s motion for a preliminary injunction against its former partner, U.S. District Court Judge George H. Wu agreed Thursday to block SSG from interfering with CatchPlay’s exploitation of more than 940 other films in Taiwan, including big...
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