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Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a

Copyright matters criticisms of the Copyright Board

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 18 2015

On February 5, 2015, the Copyright Board released, for public comment, a discussion paper prepared by an ad hoc working committee composed of legal

Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Supreme Court heard the arguments in CBCSRC v. SODRAC 2003 Inc. on March 16th, an appeal from 2014 FCA 84. The Supreme Court summarized the case

Jumping the geofence: examining Canadians’ use of VPNs to access U.S. Netflix

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

An estimated one million Canadian households are jumping the "geofence" to watch shows and movies that aren't available for streaming in Canada

Copyright case dismissed for refiling in Canada

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 13 2015

Judge Leinenweber granted defendants’ (a Canadian company and an individual Canadian citizen) motion to dismiss pursuant to forum non conveniens

No copyright and trade-mark rights in most metatags

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2015

This case is the most recent in a small line of cases concerning the intellectual property implications, or lack thereof, in using website metatags

Tag, you’re it! or not

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2015

In Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19, a recent decision delving into metatags, Justice Manson of the Federal Court

Federal Court finds meta tags do not infringe trademarks or copyright

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 9 2015

The recently released Federal Court decision Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19 contains one of the first detailed

New tool to fight counterfeiting customs recordation now available in Canada

  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 27 2015

Many U.S. brand owners already work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to keep

Foraging for photographs in the Great White North: Canadian IP considerations concerning photographs from the Internet

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 23 2015

Copying content from the Internet is a lot like picking berries in the wild: It can be easy and tempting, but potentially quite risky. In this regard