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New copyright compendium provides some answers for website owners

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
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  • September 8 2014

If you are looking for answers to copyright questions, the Copyright Office's newly issued 1,222-page "Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices"

Monkey see, monkey do however monkey does not enjoy copyright protection

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
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  • September 10 2014

I know this story crested a few weeks ago, but who can resist it? A famous 1998 Molson Canadian ad posed a Canadian version of the infinite monkey

Supreme Court of Canada to hear another technological neutrality case

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 9 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it has granted leave to appeal to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation et al. From the Federal

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

When does an employer own copyright in a photograph made by an employee?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 2 2014

An employee takes a photograph of a customer on the employer's premises. The employee has a signed employment agreement which states that all

Federal Court of Appeal grants an implied software licence to former business partners

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 4 2014

The Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in Planification-organisation-publications Systèmes Ltée v 9054-8181 Québec Inc, 2014 FCA 185 in

Software licenses and indemnities: what obligations are you taking on?

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
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  • June 5 2013

License agreements often contain indemnities. An indemnity is a contractual obligation to step in and reimburse some financial obligation such as a

Monkey business: epic copyright battle erupts over selfie

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 8 2014

In an IP-related story that seems ripped from the headlines of The Onion, a British photographer has claimed exclusive ownership of a Nat Geo-worthy

A practical guide to software license agreements: term and termination

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2012

Software licenses and associated services are usually time-limited and subject to early termination

“Idea theft” lawsuits gain new life in United States

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 29 2012

In a case with several important echoes to Canadian appellate law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has revived the actor’s Hayden Christensen’s “idea theft” lawsuit against the USA Network this week in the Forest Park Pictures v. Universal Television Network Inc. decision