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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


Class action by land surveyors against Teranet dismissed as copyright found to have been assigned to the province
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2016

A class action brought by land surveyors against Teranet, the private sector company that manages Ontario's electronic land registry system, has been


Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2013

The Ontario Superior Court has refused to issue an injunction against the use of the registered trade-mark “mint smoothie” for a chocolate confection


Struck claims to copyright infringement and passing off sent back to the Federal Court for re-determination
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 9 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal has reversed the dismissal of Sadhu Singh Hamdard Trust's claims of copyright infringement and for passing off. (The


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


FCA Finds Issue Estoppel does Apply to Judicial Reviews of Copyright Tariffs; Holds Preliminary Questions Decided Pursuant to Rule 222(1)(a) Must be Questions of Law
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2016

Rogers, Telus, Bell and Quebecor Media (the Corporations) started an action seeking to recover certain monies paid pursuant to Tariff 24 in relation


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


Government announces coming into force of the Notice and Notice regime
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 16 2014

The Notice and Notice regime is the final step in implementing the Copyright Modernization Act. The Notice and Notice regime is a system that will


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


Court refused to intervene re interlocutory decisions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 26 2012

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) held that there were no special circumstances to justify its intervention at this stage of the proceeding before the Copyright Board