PIPO, an Indian Publicity Management Agency

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In the
Honorable District Court of Navi Mumbai
At Mumbai
Civil Petition ____/2013




Memorandum For the Defendant

Table of Contents

Index of Authorities

Statutes Used

Indian Contract Act,1872
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act,1945

List of Books
Pollock and Mulla,The Indian Conrtract Act and Specific Reliefs Act, Nilima Bhadbhade(14th edition,2012) Avtar Singh, Conrtract & Specific ReliefAnson’s Law of Contract(10th edition,2010) Anson’s Law of Contract, J. Beatson (28th edition,2002)

Charlesworth and perry on Negligence, Sweet and Maxwell(London,11th edition,2006) Justice G.P.Singh, The Law of Torts, Ratanlal and Dhirajlal (Nagpur, 23rd edition, 1999) john Murphy , Street on Torts, Oxford University Press (London, 11th edition, 1999) Richard Kidner, Casebook on Torts, Blackstone Press Limited (Shropshire, 4th Edition, 1996) Tony Weir, A Casebook on Torts, Sweet and Maxwell (London, 8th Edition, 1996) Winfield and Jolowicz, Tort, Sweet and Maxwell (London, 17th edition, 2006).

Venkatramaiya’s Law Lexicon, (2nd edition)

Index of Cases
Maula Bux v Union of India11
The Special Officer Amaravati v DV Thirumalswamy12
Bharath Sanchar Nigam Ltd v BWL Ltd12
Dilip Kumar Bhargava v Urmila Devi Sharma and Ors12
Sri Hanuman Cotton Mills and Ors v Tata Aircraft Ltd12
Fateh Chand v Balkishan Dass13
Alok Kumar Aich v Asoke Kumar Aich14
Lingo Bhimrao Naik v DattatrayaShripad Jamadagni14
Limpus v London General Omnibus Company15
Joel v Morrison15
Plumb v Cobden Flour Mills and Co. Ltd. 15
Deatons v Flew16
Pitts v Hunt16

Statement of Jurisdiction

The petitioner hereby submits this memorandum in the matter of the suit filed in the Hon’ble District Court of Navi Mumbai, invoking the jurisdiction of this court under section 9 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

Statement of Facts

I Raymond Shadykumar is a young NUJS graduate from Allahabad who turned down a career in law to pursue his current career in acting and Ablonde Bundar is a prominent socialite who works for People Involved in Promoting Others Ltd. (PIPO),one of India’s foremost publicity management agencies. PIPO has a strict internal policy instructing their executives to stay away from print media. PIPO charges 35% for established actors and novice actors are charged 10% and this rate is widely accepted as the market standard. II At a contest in which Ms. Bundar was judging and Mr. Shadykumar participating in, Ms. Bundar and Mr. Shadykumar started a relationship. Ms. Bundar promised to help Mr. Shadykumar hone his talents and make a career in Bollywood which Mr. Shadykumar accepted. He soon got a lot of offers, especially in family movies in which he was quite popular. Dizzney, an internationally famous company was rumored to be trying to sign him. III Chocolate Alexander, CEO of PIPO asked Ms. Bundar to talk to Mr. Shadykumar about signing a contract with PIPO making PIPO his personal management agency and promised her a promotion if she managed to do so. IV Ms. Bundar suggested that PIPO was an older and a better established firm than his current one and after weighing both options and after considering Ms. Bundar’s advice he signed for PIPO on 2nd January 2011 and soon he was cast in 3 mega-budget family movies which earned him a fortune....
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