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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


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


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


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


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


Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin Week of July 14
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2014

Allianz Asset Management of America L.P. (“AAMA”) and Allianz Global Investors of America L.P. (“AGIA”) appealed two decisions of the Trade-marks


Court assesses statutory damages for breach of copyright in language proficiency tests
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2014

This was an uncontested assessment of damages for breach of copyright. The Plaintiff obtained summary judgment (decision here) and the Court directed


Default judgment against Pub who broadcast UFC fight stands
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 24 2013

Domenic Pub had sought to set aside a default judgment for copyright infringement but the motion was dismissed by the first Federal Court Judge who