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Amendments to add multiple new defendants not allowed by Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

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

The plaintiff sought to amend its Statement of Claim to add new defendants, including some identified by name and 26 defendants identified as

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

Divisional court overturns motion judge and certifies class proceeding for copyright infringement

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2014

In this case, Keatley Surveying Ltd. (the “Appellant”) appealed a decision of Horkins J., denying a motion to certify a class proceeding under the

FCA: broadcasters required to pay for ephemeral copies

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2014

These reasons applied to three applications for judicial review. In two of those applications, the CBC and Astral Media each sought to set aside

Class action settlement agreement found to be ‘unfair’, ‘unreasonable’ and ‘not in the best interests of the class members’ Waldman v. Thomson Reuters Canada Limited, 2014 ONSC 1288

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2014

In this certified class action, the Plaintiff, Lorne Waldman ("Waldman") brought a motion for approval of a settlement of a copyright infringement

Statutory and punitive damages awarded for copyright infringement in a case of “outrageous and highly reprehensible” conduct

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2014

This was an application for an assessment of damages pursuant to the Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules. The litigation between these parties arose

Oral assignment and no proof of joint authorship fatal to copyright claim

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2014

The applicants to this proceeding claimed that use and reproduction of a scaffolding training manual was infringing their copyright in the work. The

ISP TekSavvy ordered to turn over names and addresses of 2,000 alleged copyright infringers

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 26 2014

The Court framed the issues on this motion as whether a person who downloads copyrighted material has a right to not have their contact information

Update: Access copyright takes action against York University and the Ministries of Education

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 10 2014

In April 2013, Access Copyright commenced legal proceedings against the provincial Ministries of Education (including Ontario school boards) and York

Copyright claims must be pleaded with particularity, otherwise they are subject to being struck

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

The defendants have successfully struck the claim for copyright infringement against them, but the plaintiffs were provided leave to amend. The