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Federal Court considers whether copyright subsists in five-digit codes and the elements of a valid certification mark

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 10 2014

A recent decision of the Federal Court determined whether copyright subsisted in five-digit codes and considered the elements of a valid

Notice and notice coming January 2nd under Canada’s Copyright Act

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • December 16 2014

Canada's Copyright Act was substantially changed with various revisions which came into effect in November of 2012. But the Notice and Notice regime

The customs request for assistance regime for counterfeit goods may be in force in early 2015

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 10 2014

Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act (the "Act"), received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014. The law is intended to give trademark and

Canada sets the stage for launch of anti-counterfeiting regime

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 11 2014

“Canada is not open to your kind of business.” This is Canada’s message to criminals engaging in counterfeiting and piracy with its Combating

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

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

Canadian Combating Counterfeit Products Act passed into law

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
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  • December 10 2014

Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act passed third reading and received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014. The Bill will come into force on

Copyright year in review, 2011

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 12 2012

Last year was a busy time for Canadian copyright law

Supreme Court on copyright infringement & protection of ideas

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 17 2014

Let's say you pitch a story idea to a TV production company - and not just an idea, but a complete set of storyboards, characters and scripts. You

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