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Motion to amend pleadings after discovery allowed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2013

In this case, the Plaintiff brought a motion to amend its statement of claim to clarify the relief sought, provide further particulars of the


Class action for copyright in plans of survey remains certified on appeal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

A proposed class proceeding claims that land surveyors retain copyright in the plans of survey they prepare and register in Ontario’s Land Registry


Consent to the use of copyrighted material not required to be in writing
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sought partial summary judgment for an alleged breach of the Copyright Act. It related to the alleged use of copyrighted materials


Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • 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


Applicant avoids finding of copyright and trademark infringement, successful in having certification mark struck from the register
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

The Applicant, the Denturist Group of Ontario (“DGO”) was seeking declaratory, injunctive and monetary relief against the Respondents (the Denturist


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


Infringement of work found where newspaper published article using artwork without consent
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sued in Quebec Small Claims Court for breach of copyright against a newspaper owner who published an article about the plaintiff


As part of wrongful dismissal suit, Court finds copyright infringement in photograph taken by employee, posted by employer
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2014

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


Appeal dismissed: federal court finds real and substantial connection, jurisdiction
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

The Defendant, Internet Archive Canada (“IAC”), appealed the order of Prothonotary Aalto, who dismissed IAC’s motion for a permanent stay of the


Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • 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