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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

Software license agreements - A practical guide

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 6 2014

Computer software is an essential tool for almost every business. Businesses use computer software to design and create products, perform services

The Internet of Things and Canadian copyright law

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 23 2014

Many of you have read about the dispute over copyright ownership of the monkey-selfie, where a primate took a digital photo that went viral and for

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

Ownership of photograph by employee

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
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  • September 18 2014

While our last post dealt with the creation of photographs and other works of authorship by primates, robots and divine beings, this story is a

Monkey see, monkey do however monkey does not enjoy copyright protection

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
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  • September 10 2014

I know this story crested a few weeks ago, but who can resist it? A famous 1998 Molson Canadian ad posed a Canadian version of the infinite monkey

Supreme Court of Canada to hear another technological neutrality case

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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"

Federal Court of Appeal grants an implied software licence to former business partners

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 4 2014

The Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in Planification-organisation-publications Systèmes Ltée v 9054-8181 Québec Inc, 2014 FCA 185 in

When does an employer own copyright in a photograph made by an employee?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 2 2014

An employee takes a photograph of a customer on the employer's premises. The employee has a signed employment agreement which states that all