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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

Supreme Court partially reverses, partially upholds appeal in Robinson Curiosity case

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 24 2013

This Supreme Court copyright decision decides issues of 1) whether a substantial part of a work is reproduced; 2) the role of expert evidence in

Default judgment against Pub who broadcast UFC fight stands

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 24 2013

Domenic Pub had sought to set aside a default judgment for copyright infringement but the motion was dismissed by the first Federal Court Judge who

Other industry news

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2013

Parliament has introduced Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act, (formerly Bill C-56). It was necessary to reintroduce it as it died on

A practical guide to software license agreements: source code escrow arrangements

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 28 2013

Software license agreements often include a source code escrow arrangement that allows the customer to access and use source code for the licensed