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Internet previews of music can be fair dealing under copyright

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 11 2010

The Federal Court of Appeal recently released an important ruling on the scope of the fair-dealing exception, in a judicial review of the Copyright Board’s decision on SOCAN Tariff 22.A

SCC to decide whether previews of musical works are “fair dealing”

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 9 2012

Some commercial Internet sites that sell downloads of musical works allow users to preview an excerpt (usually 30 seconds or less) of a work prior to purchasing

Social media & employees: when every little thing is searchable

  • Dentons
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 9 2012

The scope of an employer’s right to discipline and terminate an employee for indiscreet or inappropriate remarks in social media is far from settled

Commissioner strips Lululemon of clothing claims

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 18 2007

The Bureau announced on November 16, 2007 that Vancouver-based Lululemon Athletica Inc. has agreed to remove all claims alleging therapeutic benefits from its "VitaSea" line of clothing products, marketed in its forty retail stores across Canada

And then there was one: CRTC approves satellite radio merger

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 28 2011

In the latest chapter in the challenging history of satellite radio in Canada, the CRTC recently approved the long-pending merger of Canada's two satellite radio services, Sirius Canada Inc. (Sirius Canada) and XM Satellite Radio Canada (XM Canada), effectively creating a monopoly for Satellite Subscription Radio (SSR) services in Canada

Green automotive advertising

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 8 2008

With the price of gas rising at an alarming rate, increased consumer concern about the environment and an uncertain economy, car manufacturersdealers will increasingly seek to highlight the environmental benefits of their vehicles

It was bound to happen: file sharing lawsuits have returned to Canada (Voltage Pictures, 2011 FC 1024)

  • anticIPate Law
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  • Canada
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  • December 13 2012

More than five years ago, BMG Canada Inc. and a number of other music companies (“BMG”) took a run at file sharers in Canada and received a chilly reception for their trouble

Competition Bureau to crack down on false and misleading rebate advertisements

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 2 2009

In response to concerns that businesses were profiting from expired, unredeemed gift cards, provincial governments across Canada recently enacted gift card legislation to prohibit expiry dates, among other things

Social media and political activities

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 31 2013

Statistics show that Canadians are one of the most regular users of social media, with two out of every three Canadians using some form of social

Cautionary tales for Olympic advertisers

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 31 2014

In the build up to the Sochi Olympic Games, it is not just the security cordon that is on full alert. The Canadian Olympic Committee is aggressively