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Term extensions and treaty implementation: more amendments coming to Canadian Copyright Act

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 22 2015

As part of the proposed 2015 federal budget, tabled yesterday, the Canadian government announced that it intends to extend the term of copyright

Re: Sound dancing again

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • April 15 2015

As noted in a previous blog post on Re:Sound Tariff No. 6.B (Use of Recorded Music to Accompany Physical Activities), sets the royalties to be paid

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

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

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • 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

Why is a US radio station getting a notice about webcasting royalties in Canada? why webcasters geo-block their streams to avoid international music royalties

  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 8 2014

An Alabama radio station recently received a notice about the new royalty rates that are payable to ReSound, the Canadian equivalent of SoundExchange

Technological neutrality and copyright: Supreme Court grants leave to clarify scope in CBC v SODRAC

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 22 2014

The Supreme Court granted leave to appeal on September 4, 2014 in another copyright case, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Société Radio-Canada v

Supreme Court of Canada to hear another technological neutrality case

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 9 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it has granted leave to appeal to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation et al. From the Federal

New copyright compendium provides some answers for website owners

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 8 2014

If you are looking for answers to copyright questions, the Copyright Office's newly issued 1,222-page "Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices"

Monkey business: epic copyright battle erupts over selfie

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 8 2014

In an IP-related story that seems ripped from the headlines of The Onion, a British photographer has claimed exclusive ownership of a Nat Geo-worthy