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Amendments to add multiple new defendants not allowed by Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2014

The plaintiff sought to amend its Statement of Claim to add new defendants, including some identified by name and 26 defendants identified as

Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta allows amendment to add individual defendant

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2014

In a breach of confidence and copyright infringement action in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, the plaintiff sought to add a claim against a

Divisional court overturns motion judge and certifies class proceeding for copyright infringement

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2014

In this case, Keatley Surveying Ltd. (the “Appellant”) appealed a decision of Horkins J., denying a motion to certify a class proceeding under the

FCA: broadcasters required to pay for ephemeral copies

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2014

These reasons applied to three applications for judicial review. In two of those applications, the CBC and Astral Media each sought to set aside

Hyperlinks not a copyright infringement, according to the Court of Justice of the European Union

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, European Union
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Australia, Canada
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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