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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


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


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


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


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


Sound prediction applies to mechanical inventions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2013

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) recently upheld the decision of the Trial Judge, holding that one claim of the patent at issue was valid and


Copyright infringement not found with respect to paintings
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2013

In this case, the Court dismissed an action for infringement of copyright. The Court held that it must strike a “balance between promoting the public


Default judgment not set aside due to defendant's misrepresentations
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2012

The Defendants in this action brought a motion seeking a declaration that the default judgment should not be enforced against them, or, alternatively should be set aside


Other industry news
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 9 2012

Health Canada has announced the finalization of the Canadian Module 1 Schema Version 2.2


SCC releases five decisions relating to copyright tariffs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2012

On Thursday, July 12, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released 5 decisions, providing guidance with respect to a number of tariffs