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Hyperlinks not a copyright infringement, according to the Court of Justice of the European Union

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, European Union
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  • March 31 2014

In Svensson v Retriever Sverige AB, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) recently ruled that hyperlinks to freely available

Oh, Canada - what does this mean for us? The latest in mass piracy

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia, Canada
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  • March 31 2014

Voltage, which owns the Oscar winning movies The Hurt Locker and Dallas Buyer's Club, recently obtained orders forcing several Canadian ISPs to give

Moral rights but not copyright

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 27 2014

In an epic saga dating back over 40 years and 6 years of litigation, the Quebec Court of Appeal has released a decision which states clearly that an

Take two in the Passe-Partout saga

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 20 2014

In Lachance v. Productions Marie Eykel Inc., 2014 QCCA 158, the Court of Appeal of Quebec has recently upheld the Superior Court's ruling rejecting

Norwich Orders and copyright trolls

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 7 2014

The decision of the Federal Court in Voltage Pictures LLC v John Doe and Jane Doe, 2014 FC 161, provides insight into the collision of Norwich Orders

Statutory and punitive damages awarded for copyright infringement in a case of “outrageous and highly reprehensible” conduct

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 5 2014

This was an application for an assessment of damages pursuant to the Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules. The litigation between these parties arose

Federal Court balances copyright enforcement and internet privacy

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 28 2014

In Voltage Pictures LLC v. John Doe and Jane Doe, 2014 FC 161, the Federal Court ruled that while the plaintiff Voltage could have access to ISP

Federal Court awards $10.5 million in damages for copyright infringement of Family Guy and The Simpsons

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 27 2014

In a recent Federal Court of Canada (the "Court") decision, the Court awarded statutory and punitive damages for the copyright infringement of the

Copyright ownership in the course of employment: creator of a Quebec children's cult classic loses royalties suit

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 26 2014

In the midst of the culturally effervescent sixties, the Quebec Ministry of Education was trying to develop new means to reach underprivileged

Federal Court of Canada orders internet service provider to identify alleged copyright violators, subject to conditions

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 25 2014

On February 20, 2014, the Federal Court of Canada (the “Federal Court”) issued an order compelling Teksaavy Solutions Inc. (“Teksaavy”), an Internet