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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

Knockout blow to knockoffs

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 20 2011

In Louis Vuitton and Burberry v Singga Enterprises, the Federal Court has delivered a stern warning to those engaging in counterfeiting luxury goods in Canada by awarding an aggregate of $1.98 million in damages for trade-mark and copyright infringement and a further $0.5 million in punitive damages

Appropriation of personality

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 27 2012

For some time courts have struggled to find a way to address cases where one person's personality has been used without permission by another for his own purposes

Fair is foul and foul is fair: lifting the fog around fair dealing in Canadian copyright law

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2012

Canada's copyright regime has recently been subject to a great deal of transformation as a result of the amendments introduced by the Copyright Modernization Act as well as the five copyright decisions released by the Supreme Court of Canada on July 12, 2012

D'oh! Fox teaches infringer a costly lesson

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 9 2014

Twentieth Century Fox has achieved a $10.5 million victory against Mr. Hernandez, the former operator of two Internet websites dedicated to streaming

Canada’s copyright reform

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 20 2010

After failed attempts in 2006 and 2008, the government tabled the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-32) in the House of Commons in June of this year

The final chapter of the Cinar v Robinson Saga after 18 years of trial: lessons from the Supreme Court on copyright infringement of unfinished works and copyright infringers' liability

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 24 2014

On December 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a unanimous and long-awaited judgment, in the matter opposing Claude Robinson against

Copyright Reform Bill C - 11

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 29 2012

After several failed attempts, the federal government has finally passed copyright reform legislation, namely Bill C-11, the Copyright Modernization Act