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Joint ownership in copyright ordered on basis of a memorandum assigning rights

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 10 2014

The applicant moved under subsection 57(4) of the Copyright Act to correct the name of the holder of three copyright certificates, by naming the

Moral rights but not copyright

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 27 2014

In an epic saga dating back over 40 years and 6 years of litigation, the Quebec Court of Appeal has released a decision which states clearly that an

Copyright ownership in the course of employment: creator of a Quebec children's cult classic loses royalties suit

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 26 2014

In the midst of the culturally effervescent sixties, the Quebec Ministry of Education was trying to develop new means to reach underprivileged

Lessons in copyright ownership: Harmony v. Foss, 2012 FCA 226

  • Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 29 2012

The recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Harmony Consulting v. G.A. Foss Transport, 2012 FCA 226, once again underlines the importance of understandingand properly recordingthe ownership of copyright in software created by employees and independent contractors

Doing business in Canada

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 17 2012

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England

Internet and web-browsing: the importance of copyright assignments and potential vicarious liability for employers

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 2 2012

A recent decision from the British Columbia Supreme Court, discussed widely for its application of internet and intellectual property law, also contains some legal implications that Canadian employers should be aware of

Avoiding IP ownership surprises

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 9 2012

Businesses commonly require their employees and independent contractors to sign agreements assigning ownership of all work product and related intellectual property rights to the business

Employers should beware assumptions about copyright ownership

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 12 2011

Canadian knowledge-based businesses that hire employees to create intellectual property including advertising material and computer software, for example should be careful to assure that expectations concerning the ownership of the copyright in the resulting products is defined clearly and in advance