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Car Ad Websites Slightly “Scraped” in Copyright Case, Court Puts Brakes on Statutory Damages Minimums
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2017

On April 6, 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Court) provided insight into how courts will approach the scraping of websites and assessing

Statutory Damages Awarded in Copyright Infringement Case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2017

Through its websites "autotrader.ca" and "autohebdo.net", Trader operates "digital Marketplaces" relating to new and used vehicles in Canada. Trader

Careful clearing photos from social media for news reporting
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2017

Clearing rights to use a photograph can be nuanced. A recent decision out of Quebec highlights the importance of clearing rights both of

Court declines to apply fair dealing copyright exemption in news reporting case
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 22 2017

In a recent decision, the Small Claims Division of the Court of Quebéc has found a newspaper liable for infringement of copyright and moral rights in

Diritto d’Autore e social network: condivisione di foto su Instagram
  • Studio Legale DANDI Media
  • Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand
  • January 3 2017

Diritto d’autore e social network: Instagram: le conseguenze giuridiche della condivisione di foto. Condividere sì, ma nel rispetto delle regole:

Online Copyright Enforcement Gone Wrong - How To Get it Right
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada, USA
  • December 21 2016

An elderly grandmother. A first-person shooter video game. The two typically have very little in common. Yet both were recently in the headlines of

Quebec Court Awards Damages to Canadian Artist for Wrongful Copyright Takedown Notice by Record Companies
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 29 2016

In Whyte Potter-Mäl c Topdawg Entertainment Inc., the Court of Québec found Universal Music Group, Interscope Records, and Topdawg Entertainment

Social Media and Copyright: Can I Post that Photo?
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2016

It has become commonplace to witness photos spread across the Internet like wildfire - to "go viral" and "break the Internet" are phrases with

Notice and Notice Regime Does Not Change Law for Obtaining Norwich Orders
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 29 2016

Unlike many countries which provide an effective "notice and take down" remedy for copyright owners whose works are wrongly posted on internet sites

In a proposed class proceeding, the Federal Court has ordered the disclosure of the name and address of an internet subscriber who allegedly has been file sharing copyrighted material
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The Federal Court has ordered Rogers Communications Inc., as an internet service provider, to disclose to the Applicants any and all contact and