Newspaper article China Post

Catchplay Wins Preliminary Injunction against SSG

Newspaper article China Post

Catchplay Wins Preliminary Injunction against SSG

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The China Post--Catchplay Media Holdings ([...]) announced yesterday that the company on Oct. 11 had obtained a preliminary injunction from a U.S. federal court, which ordered Studio Solutions Group (SSG), Catchplay's former agent for purchasing films, not to terminate any of Catchplay's rights to distribute and release its films in Taiwan. SSG may also not relicense films to any third parties.

According to Catchplay Executive Director Daphne Yang ([...]), the preliminary injunction was a legal victory for Catchplay against SSG and protects the rights of Catchplay to release its films, ensuring Taiwanese moviegoers will be able to see them.

The ruling said the court believes Catchplay is likely to prevail on its breach of contract claims against SSG.

According to Yang, after the company filed criminal charges against its former General Manager Wayne Chang ([...]), SSG started to demand Catchplay pay certain amounts of money and threatened not to provide the movie content. …

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