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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: 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

Appeal dismissed: dispute over ownership, alleged copyright infringement of software programs, scope of a license, and the revocation of a Certificate of Registration

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 6 2014

This was an appeal from a judgment of the Federal Court dismissing the action for damages of Elizabeth Posada (“Posada”) and the company incorpora

Question and answer: do I need permission to use a photograph of public domain art?

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 23 2011

Let's imagine someone wants to use a photograph of a very old painting in their movie or television show (or, what the heck, in a book) - under Canadian law, do they need permission from the photographer or other owner of the photograph?

Online infringement: Canadian "notice and notice" vs us "notice and takedown"

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 27 2012

News that Canadian band In-Flight Safety has been subject to postings of its songs on YouTube being removed by the service for purported copyright infringement ("Maritime band battles to keep music on YouTube") means a timely opportunity to consider the differences between Canadian and US copyright law when it comes to infringing content online

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

The relationship between copyright and social media: “it’s complicated”

  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
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  • Australia, Canada
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  • June 30 2014

We know that it's common practice to copy photos from Google Images, but just because everyone is doing it doesn't make it right. Whether you are

Still unsure: Copyright Board denies application for interim tariff on UGC and online movie delivery

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 22 2012

In a decision dated February 17, 2012, the Copyright Board has denied the request made by SOCAN for an interim tariff which would have applied to the online delivery of movies and television shows and the use of musical works in "user generated content" (UGC) - the interim tariff would have applied to services such as Netflix, YouTube, MySpace and Facebook

The holiday season's special gift - copyright considerations

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 4 2013

With the holiday season upon us, our clients may be interested to know there may be serious copyright implications to how they choose to celebrate

A practical guide to software license agreements: term and termination

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 17 2012

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