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Staged approach to implementation of Copyright Modernization Act set to begin

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 6 2012

On October 25, 2012, the Canadian government began the process of bringing Bill C-11, the Copyright Modernization Act, into force

Copyright in transition: Supreme Court of Canada rules on five copyright appeals

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 13 2012

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada issued much anticipated rulings on a series of cases concerning copyright royalties for downloading and streaming of various kinds of musical works over the Internet, classroom copying of literary and artistic works, and recorded music in soundtracks that accompany movies and TV shows

Copyright castaway: Robinson Crusoe washes up onto the Supreme Court docket

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2012

After hearing a landmark series of five copyright cases in December 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada has recently granted leave to appeal in another four

Copyright update - Parliament passes Bill C-11

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 10 2012

The amendment of the Canadian Copyright Act, which has been more than a decade in the making, has finally reached a decisive conclusion

Bill C-11 is passed by the House of Commons and heads to the Senate

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 20 2012

Canada’s copyright reform process took a significant step forward this week as the House of Commons passed Bill C-11, An Act to Amend the Copyright Act (also referred to as the Copyright Modernization Act

Copyright: a new frontier Bill C-11 moves out of committee

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

With the report of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-11 (the “Bill”) to the House of Commons on March 15, 2012, it looks like the government’s much-debated Copyright Modernization Act is well on its way to becoming the law of Canada

Federal Court holds that intellectual property rights do not automatically transfer in an asset sale

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 8 2012

The Federal Court Trial Division recently held that intellectual property rights do not automatically transfer in an asset sale

Enforceability of online agreements

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 17 2011

On September 2, 2011, the British Columbia Supreme Court issued a lengthy decision in which it upheld the enforceability of a browse wrap agreement (i.e. website terms and conditions for which formal acceptance is not required

What is a "sculpture" for copyright purposes? Can an action be brought for the infringement of a foreign copyright?

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 21 2011

In an article published in March 2010, we commented on a decision of the English Court of Appeal which considered the meaning of the term "sculpture" in a copyright context as well as a conflict of law issue

Landmark counterfeiting case awards Louis Vuitton and Burberry $2.5 million in damages: Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. v. Singga Enterprises (Canada) Inc

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 28 2011

A recent landmark decision by the Federal Court awarded luxury brands Louis Vuitton and Burberry $2.48 million, the highest amount of damages awarded in a Canadian anti-counterfeiting case