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Interplay between Broadcasting Act and Copyright Act Considered in Respect of Retransmission
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice was considering a request by VMedia for an order declaring that its new internet retransmitting service does not


Federal Court dismisses infringement action where acknowledged use covered by fair dealing
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

In this action, the Plaintiff ("Blacklock's") alleged that officials in the Department of Finance violated its copyright by obtaining, reading and


Small Claims Court orders punitive damages for Defendants' false report that Plaintiff's song infringed their copyright
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2016

The Plaintiff sought damages after one of his songs was taken down from YouTube and SoundCloud by the Defendants for two months due to their report


Damages per work set at lowest end of commercial range where, inter alia, infringement appeared to be the product of both parties' poor record-keeping and rights management
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2016

In this copyright infringement claim, the Applicants alleged that they own or control the copyright to 21 musical works and that the Respondents


No copyright infringement in writing a book based on the facts in a film documentary
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2016

The Applicants are the producers and directors of a documentary film which they alleged was infringed by the Respondents, an author and publisher of


Ontario Superior Court refuses to stay a defamation action pending the outcome of a copyright, trademark and competition action proceeding in the Federal Court
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2016

The Ontario Superior Court has declined to stay a defamation action pending the outcome of a copyright, trademark and competition action proceeding


Rules of procedural fairness breached by refusal to allow Netflix to be heard on new provisions in tariff
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2016

This was an application for judicial review of a decision by the Copyright Board (the "Board") of a tariff of royalties for audiovisual webcasts (the


Supreme Court majority applies royalty fees to broadcast-incidental copies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 27 2015

Valuation Analysis Must be Consistent With the Principles of Technological Neutrality and Balance CBC v. SODRAC 2003 Inc. The Supreme Court issued


New evidence on appeal still fails to show evidence of use of the mark as a trademark
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2015

Illico has unsuccessfully appealed from a decision of the Register of Trademarks, who expunged the registration of the trademark ILLICO COMMUNICATION


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