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

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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

No copyright and trade-mark rights in most metatags

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 12 2015

This case is the most recent in a small line of cases concerning the intellectual property implications, or lack thereof, in using website metatags

Tag, you’re it! or not

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 10 2015

In Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19, a recent decision delving into metatags, Justice Manson of the Federal Court

Foraging for photographs in the Great White North: Canadian IP considerations concerning photographs from the Internet

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
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  • February 23 2015

Copying content from the Internet is a lot like picking berries in the wild: It can be easy and tempting, but potentially quite risky. In this regard

Canadian Internet users to begin receiving Notices of Claimed Infringement from their ISPs

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 28 2015

The Copyright Modernization Act (the “CMA”), which amended Canada’s Copyright Act, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2012. However, the mandatory

Internet intermediaries and copyright owners take notice: Canada's Notice-and-Notice regime comes into force

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 2 2015

Canada's new Notice-and-Notice regime is now in force. New sections of the Copyright Act (the "Act") govern this regime which is of interest to the

Copyright implications of a “right to be forgotten”? Or how to take-down the internet archive

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
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  • December 4 2014

They say the internet never forgets. From time to time, someone wants to challenge that dictum. In our earlier posts, we discussed the so-called

Canada’s notice-and-notice provisions

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

The made-in-Canada notice-and-notice provisions are coming in January, 2015. You may recall that in June 2012 the Copyright Modernization Act was

Canada’s new notice and notice regime for Internet copyright infringement

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 4 2014

Canada’s new “notice and notice” regime for Internet copyright infringement will come into effect on January 2, 2015. The regime provides a mechanism

Appeal dismissed: federal court finds real and substantial connection, jurisdiction

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 3 2014

The Defendant, Internet Archive Canada (“IAC”), appealed the order of Prothonotary Aalto, who dismissed IAC’s motion for a permanent stay of the