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Judicial Review of the Copyright Board's Decision Granted in Part
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2017

The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency, operating as Access Copyright, sought judicial review of a decision of the Copyright Board, certifying the


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


Re-determination changes nothing - individual defendant is still jointly and severally liable for $64,000 in damages and $250,000 in punitive damages for selling knock-off Chanel products
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

The Federal Court has completed its re-determination of a motion for summary trial as presented by the plaintiffs, with the same end result. In


Appeal dismissed; use of trademarks in metatags in this case found not to be copyright or trademark infringement
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismissed an appeal from a trial decision finding that there was no copyright in Appellant's metatags and therefore


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


Application Challenging Service Ex Juris Dismissed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2016

The issue before the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta is a challenge to a service ex juris order that was granted ex parte. The foreign Defendants


Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin week of June 22
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

The proceeding relates to a copyright infringement claim against Thomson for copying briefs filed with the court and making them available to


Two non-parties to a trademark and copyright decision are bound by the final injunction
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 27 2015

The Ontario Superior Court had previously issued an injunction to prevent the sale of candy snacks known as “Classic Sesame” because they were found


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


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