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The “world wide” web: a recent UK approach to determining copyright jurisdiction
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 23 2015

Determining a website's jurisdiction (or jurisdictions) can be complex. For example, the website may be hosted in one country, but receive visitor

Let’s play !
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2015

Il en a eu assez! Angry Joe, un des YouTubers les plus fameux en matière de vidéos Let’s Play a décidé d’arrêter complètement

  • Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2015

Fighting counterfeiting in Canada involves the following legislation: the Trademarks Act (RSC 1985, c T-13); the Copyright Act (RSC 1985, c C-42

The art of concealment: use of a competitor’s trade marks in metatags held not to amount to copyright or trade mark infringement in Canada
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Canada, Australia
  • April 8 2015

The Federal Court of Canada recently handed down a decision which squarely examines whether the use of metatags can constitute copyright or trade

Online infringement & Norwich orders: best practices
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • April 2 2015

When a copyright owner suspects online infringement, but lacks evidence of theidentity of the alleged infringers, it can seek an order to disclose

Jumping the geofence: examining Canadians’ use of VPNs to access U.S. Netflix
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 17 2015

An estimated one million Canadian households are jumping the "geofence" to watch shows and movies that aren't available for streaming in Canada

No copyright and trade-mark rights in most metatags
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 12 2015

This case is the most recent in a small line of cases concerning the intellectual property implications, or lack thereof, in using website metatags

Tag, you’re it! or not
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2015

In Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19, a recent decision delving into metatags, Justice Manson of the Federal Court

Foraging for photographs in the Great White North: Canadian IP considerations concerning photographs from the Internet
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • February 23 2015

Copying content from the Internet is a lot like picking berries in the wild: It can be easy and tempting, but potentially quite risky. In this regard

Canadian Internet users to begin receiving Notices of Claimed Infringement from their ISPs
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2015

The Copyright Modernization Act (the “CMA”), which amended Canada’s Copyright Act, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2012. However, the mandatory