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Hernandez gets boo-urned in Federal Court statutory damages for copyright infringement

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 16 2014

As my colleague Monique Ashamalla pointed out over at our sister blog, IP Advocate, the Federal Court of Canada recently handed down a judgment of

Cinar v Robinson the Supreme Court talks entertainment law

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 30 2013

Claude Robinson's long legal march is over. On December 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its unanimous decision in Cinar Corporation

SOCAN announces new arrangement for YouTube revenues

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2013

In early November, SOCAN (the Canadian performing rights collective) announced the entering into of a new agreement which probably should have

Faulkner v Sony a dying past, or a glass half full

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 22 2013

Almost a year ago, we noted (You're Getting Sued for What? An E&O Odyssey (Pt 9)) that the owners of the late author William Faulkner's

Who’s got the look? Pelchat c Zone 3 inc. et al.

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 4 2013

For reasons which elude me, the Quebec courts get all the interesting entertainment law disputes in Canada (see also: Robinson v Films Cinar Inc

Checklist: reviewing stock library content licenses

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 8 2013

When a film or television producer wants to make use of content supplied by a "stock" library (such as photographs, film clips or music), it is

Copyright reversions and loan-out corporations

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 23 2013

A few weeks back, I had the opportunity to speak at an Ontario Bar Association Entertainment, Media & Communications Law Section session on the topic

Licenses for public performance of music at "live events" in Canada

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 22 2013

SOCAN (the Canadian public performance rights collective) recently announced that in 2012 they paid over $20 million in royalties from "concerts and

OBA EM&C: who owns that? Copyright terminations and reversions in the United States and Canada

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 6 2013

Court battles waged by the heirs of the co-creators of Superman and the co-writer of “Y.M.C.A” (Victor Willis, the “cop”, in case you were wondering

Not my Anne - possible perils of book cover designs

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 12 2013

Last week we got to enjoy watching a bit of a kerfuffle develop after Canadian news outlets trumpeted the availability on Amazon.com of a