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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • 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

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • 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

Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Supreme Court heard the arguments in CBCSRC v. SODRAC 2003 Inc. on March 16th, an appeal from 2014 FCA 84. The Supreme Court summarized the case

Alberta court has jurisdiction to hear a claim for copyright infringement after materials are sent from Newfoundland and Labrador to Alberta

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 9 2015

Geophyical Service Incorporated (GSI) commenced an action that includes a claim for copyright infringement. GSI claims all IP rights in the data it

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Applicant avoids finding of copyright and trademark infringement, successful in having certification mark struck from the register

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 3 2014

The Applicant, the Denturist Group of Ontario (“DGO”) was seeking declaratory, injunctive and monetary relief against the Respondents (the Denturist

As part of wrongful dismissal suit, Court finds copyright infringement in photograph taken by employee, posted by employer

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 25 2014

This case concerned an instructor (Mejia) who was terminated by his employer (LaSalle) for “professional unacceptable behaviour”. LaSalle claimed

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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Joint ownership in copyright ordered on basis of a memorandum assigning rights

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 10 2014

The applicant moved under subsection 57(4) of the Copyright Act to correct the name of the holder of three copyright certificates, by naming the