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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

Rejection of IP class action settlement may raise approval bar

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 27 2014

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice suggests that the standard for approval of class action settlements has been elevated. In

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

Court rejects class action settlement as substantively unfair

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 26 2014

As we have commented previously, substantive fairness is key in class action settlements. Two recent decisions by Justice Perell highlight the

Class action settlement agreement found to be ‘unfair’, ‘unreasonable’ and ‘not in the best interests of the class members’ Waldman v. Thomson Reuters Canada Limited, 2014 ONSC 1288

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 24 2014

In this certified class action, the Plaintiff, Lorne Waldman ("Waldman") brought a motion for approval of a settlement of a copyright infringement

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

Recent case on copyright enforcement seeks to balance copyright holders rights and privacy rights

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • March 19 2014

In Voltage Pictures LLC v. John Doe and Jane Doe (2014 FC 161), Voltage, a film company in the United States, demanded that TekSavvy, an Internet

I know what you downloaded last summer: disclosure of internet user identity

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 18 2014

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada has provided further guidance on how the court will attempt to safeguard the privacy rights of

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