ARTICLES OF AN ADVOCATE: COPY RIGHTS - NOW THIS AGREEMENT WITNESSETH AS FOLLOWS:- 1. The Lessors hereby grant us the Lessees as the rights of Theatrical and Non-Theatrical distribution, exhibition and exploitation by way of lease of the following Black and White Telugu Pictures produced by M/s Vijaya Productions Pvt. Ltd. Madras 600 020 including the video and T.V. Rights thereof 1. Shavukaru 2. Pathala Bhairavi 3. Pellichehi Choodu 4. Chandraharam 5. Missamma 6. Maya Bazar 7. Appuchesi Pappukudu 8. Jagadekaveerunikatha 9. Gundamma Katha 10. C.I.D. 12. Umachandi Gowrishankula Katha 13. Rechukka Pagatichukka for the Areas of Andhra and Nizam, and to appropriate to themselves the proceeds earned by them on the said pictures by such exploitation for a period of 70 (seventy) years from 1st January 1995. 4. The Lessees shall have the power to assign this agreement either in part and/or whole to third parties at their discretion, without in any manner affecting the rights of the Lessors under this agreement. 4 5. It is agreed that the Lessors shall not lease out, sell or exhibit the pictures in the territories for which the rights of exploitation are herein be granted, till the expiry of the agreement. The Lessees also shall not exhibit the pictures in any station outside the territory leased herein. 7. It is understood between the parties herein that this agreement is without prejudice to the 16mm rights; T.V. and Video rights committed by the producers Vijaya Productions (P) Ltd for the various periods with the parties concerned and the Lessees herein are entitled for the said rights after the expiry of the periods committed thereunder." 3. A third agreement dated 11.12.1995 (Exhibit A-5) was entered into between respondent Nos.3 and 2 whereby and whereunder copyright for broadcasting of films through satellites, cassettes, disc, cable, wire, wireless or any other system including its transmission through cable system without restriction of geographical areas was assigned to respondent No.2 for a sum of Rs.8 lakhs. The relevant portions of the third agreement are also extracted below: "Now, This Agreement Witneseth: 1. The Assignors irrevocably assign to the Assignees the copyright for broadcasting the said films through satellite, cassette, disc, cable, wire, wireless or any other system including its transmission through cable system without restriction of geographical areas and for this purpose the assigners are authorized to make such copies of recordings on film, taps, disc or such other media as may be required. 5 2. The Assignors have already delivered to the Assigners the concerned version of the picture and sound negatives of the said films as per the Agreement dated 25-6-1990 between the Assignors and Assignees. 3. The Assignees shall have the full right to broadcast the said Films after subtitling, editing, deleting any portion, altering colour or inserting advertisement, or broadcasting the excerpts, or programme including the excerpts, or part of whole of the sound track only, at their sole and absolute discretion. 4. The Assignees shall be entitled to assign their rights under this Agreement in part or in full to any other party and to broadcast through any authority or agency, at their sole and absolute discretion including Doordharshan's Terrestrial Primary Channels." 4. After five years, respondent No.2 entered into an agreement of lease dated 30.7.2001 with M. Srinivasa Rao and granted him rights of theatrical and non-theatrical (excluding satellite rights) exhibition and 35 mm exploitation, video, VCD, DVD, Audio and 16 mm by way of lease in respect of 14 films for the areas of Andhra and Nizam for a period of 60 years for a consideration of Rs.10 lakhs. Paragraphs 5 to 9 of that agreement read as under: "5. The Lessees shall have the power to assign this agreement either in part or whole to third parties at their discretion, without any manner affecting the rights of the lessors under this agreement. 6. The lessors hereby grant to the lessees the rights of theatrical and non-theatrical (excluding satellite rights) exhibition and 6 35mm exploitation, video, VCD, DVD, Audio and 16mm by way of lease of the following. 7. It is agreed the lessors shall not lease out, sell or exhibit the pictures in the territories for which the rights of exploitations herein granted till the expiry of this agreement. 8. In case the original procedures M/s Vijaya Productions Pvt. Ltd. or lessors herein require any prints of the pictures lease out herein for any overseas exploitation the same share be delivered by the lessees herein at cost. 9. It is understood between the parties herein that 16mm rights, video rights committed by the producers Vijaya Productions Pvt. Ltd. with the parties concerned was expired. The lessees herein are entitled for the said rights." 5. M. Srinivasa Rao executed an agreement dated 17.8.2001 in favour of respondent No.1 and granted CDs, VCDs, DVDs, copyrights for transferring, processing, recording, duplication, copying, taping on to video grams, discs, CDs, VCDs, DVDs and the digital formats for commercial and private exhibition of the 15 films for the entire world.