Angelina Jolie Wins Dismissal Of Bosnia Film Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 29, 2013, 4:06 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit accusing actress Angelina Jolie of ripping off a Croatian author's book set during the Bosnian war for her film “In the Land of Blood and Honey,” ruling the works' plots, characters and themes were not substantially similar.

In a 19-page ruling issued the same day as a hearing in the suit, U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee held that James J. Braddock, also known as Josip J. Knezevic, failed to prove that his 2007 novel...
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Case Title

James J Braddock v. Angelina Jolie et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-05883

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Dolly M. Gee

Date Filed

July 9, 2012

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