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Creating contracts by email - "written" doesn't always mean "in writing"
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 14 2011

Two recent court decisions (one Canadian, one American) serve as useful reminders that binding contracts and assignments of rights can be created via exchanges of emails almost as easily as they can be created by "written" documents


Question and answer: who owns the copyright in an interview?
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2011

While this may seem to be an obscure (or least inconsequential) question, it has relevance not just for journalists, but for freelance writers, documentarians, creators of non-fiction works and novelists


Jones v Corbis - walking down a red carpet and implied consent to uses of images
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • June 3 2011

When a celebrity (or anyone else) walks down a red carpet, what are they consenting to in terms of the use of their image?


Ontario anti-SLAPP report
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2010

The Ontario government has released the Report to the Attorney-General of the Anti-SLAPP Advisory Panel


You're getting sued for what? An E&O odyssey (Pt 7)
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 28 2012

This post is part of an occasional series highlighting the type of risks which film and TV producers face and which are supposed to be covered by E&O insurance, and which aims to demonstrate that what might seem to a producer to be paranoia on the part of their lawyer is, in fact, well-founded


Court provides SLAPP relief - but not enough
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • November 8 2012

In 2010, Ontario's Anti-SLAPP Advisory Panel released released its Report to the Attorney-General


You're getting sued for what? An E&O odyssey (Pt 9)
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 30 2012

This post is part of an occasional series highlighting the type of risks which film and TV producers face and which are supposed to be covered by E&O insurance


Enforceability of depiction releases redux MHR Board Game Design v CBC
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • July 29 2013

Whatever else one might want to say about the CBC television series Dragons' Den, this much is indisputable: no other television show in Canadian


2010 top ten Canadian entertainment and media law stories
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • December 15 2010

In proud defiance of the fact that 2010 is not yet over, we offer our humble thoughts on this year's most noteworthy entertainment and media law events (and we define those two areas of practice in fairly broad strokes


Turmel v CBC (Dragons' Den) - enforceability of depiction releases
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • July 12 2011

The Toronto Star is reporting that oral arguments in the appeal of the Turmel v CBC (Dragons' Den) decision are currently underway ("Brantford entrepreneur claims 'Dragons' defamed him"