Angelina Jolie Denies She Cribbed Plot For 'Blood And Honey'

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 2:44 PM EDT) -- Hollywood star Angelina Jolie told a California federal court on Tuesday that she did not steal the plot of a Croatian author's book set during the Bosnian War for her directorial film debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey," denying allegations that she broke copyright laws.

Lodging an answer to a complaint from writer James J. Braddock, also known as Josip J. Knezevic, Jolie and fellow defendants GK Films LLC and FilmDistrict Distribution LLC rejected all claims that they  violated the Berne Convention for the...
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Case Information

Case Title

James J Braddock v. Angelina Jolie et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit



Dolly M. Gee

Date Filed

July 9, 2012

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