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Ownership of photograph by employee

  • Field Law
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

As part of wrongful dismissal suit, Court finds copyright infringement in photograph taken by employee, posted by employer

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 25 2014

This case concerned an instructor (Mejia) who was terminated by his employer (LaSalle) for “professional unacceptable behaviour”. LaSalle claimed

Monkey business: epic copyright battle erupts over selfie

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • 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

Appeal dismissed: dispute over ownership, alleged copyright infringement of software programs, scope of a license, and the revocation of a Certificate of Registration

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 6 2014

This was an appeal from a judgment of the Federal Court dismissing the action for damages of Elizabeth Posada (“Posada”) and the company incorpora

YouTube, Facebook, Netflix liable to pay for music in Canada rules Copyright Board

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 21 2014

On Friday, the Copyright Board released a decision and certified two SOCAN tariffs, Tariffs 22.D.1 (Internet - Online Audiovisual Services) and 22.D