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Consent to the use of copyrighted material not required to be in writing

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sought partial summary judgment for an alleged breach of the Copyright Act. It related to the alleged use of copyrighted materials

Infringement of work found where newspaper published article using artwork without consent

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sued in Quebec Small Claims Court for breach of copyright against a newspaper owner who published an article about the plaintiff

Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a

Court assesses statutory damages for breach of copyright in language proficiency tests

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • April 30 2014

This was an uncontested assessment of damages for breach of copyright. The Plaintiff obtained summary judgment (decision here) and the Court directed

Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Supreme Court heard the arguments in CBCSRC v. SODRAC 2003 Inc. on March 16th, an appeal from 2014 FCA 84. The Supreme Court summarized the case

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2013

The Ontario Superior Court has refused to issue an injunction against the use of the registered trade-mark “mint smoothie” for a chocolate confection

Motion to amend pleadings after discovery allowed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2013

In this case, the Plaintiff brought a motion to amend its statement of claim to clarify the relief sought, provide further particulars of the

Appeal dismissed: dispute over ownership, alleged copyright infringement of software programs, scope of a license, and the revocation of a Certificate of Registration

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 6 2014

This was an appeal from a judgment of the Federal Court dismissing the action for damages of Elizabeth Posada (“Posada”) and the company incorpora

Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta allows amendment to add individual defendant

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2014

In a breach of confidence and copyright infringement action in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, the plaintiff sought to add a claim against a

No infringement of trade-mark for cigarettes

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 30 2010

This action pertains to both trade-mark and copyright law