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The art of concealment: use of a competitor’s trade marks in metatags held not to amount to copyright or trade mark infringement in Canada

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • Australia, Canada
  • -
  • April 8 2015

The Federal Court of Canada recently handed down a decision which squarely examines whether the use of metatags can constitute copyright or trade

The year in review for Canadian copyright law

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 1 2015

The 'notice and notice' provisions of the Copyright Modernisation Act have now come into force (SC 2012, c 20 Section 47 was brought into force by

Consent to the use of copyrighted material not required to be in writing

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sought partial summary judgment for an alleged breach of the Copyright Act. It related to the alleged use of copyrighted materials

Infringement of work found where newspaper published article using artwork without consent

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sued in Quebec Small Claims Court for breach of copyright against a newspaper owner who published an article about the plaintiff

Jumping the geofence: examining Canadians’ use of VPNs to access U.S. Netflix

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

An estimated one million Canadian households are jumping the "geofence" to watch shows and movies that aren't available for streaming in Canada

Federal court: SOCAN’s members to retain royalties paid for use of ringtones and ringbacks

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2015

The Federal Court recently released its decision on a motion to determine questions of law arising out of an action by a group of mobile service

Online infringement & Norwich orders: best practices

  • Field Law
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2015

When a copyright owner suspects online infringement, but lacks evidence of theidentity of the alleged infringers, it can seek an order to disclose

Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Cour fédérale: les membres de la SOCAN se voient accorder le droit de retenir les redevances perçues pour l’utilisation de sonneries

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2015

La Cour fédérale a récemment publié sa décision quant à une motion visant à déterminer les questions de droit découlant d’une action intentée par un