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Copyright Board Rules Whether YouTube Uploads Constitute “Publication” and “Making Available” Under Copyright Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

Two recent decisions by the Copyright Board of Canada raise important issues related to the scope of “making available” in Canadian copyright law, and


When a Picture is Worth Thousands of Dollars: Ontario Court decides Ground-breaking Online Copyright Case
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2017

Trader Corp v CarGurus Inc, a recent Ontario Superior Court decision, breaks a staggering amount of new ground in Canadian copyright law. It is the


Nintendo v. King: Answering Questions, and Raising New Ones, About Technological Protection Measures
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 31 2017

The Federal Court’s recent decision in Nintendo of America v. King is among the first decisions applying the Copyright Act’s new provisions relating


Review of the Copyright Act in 2017
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2016

The Copyright Act is required to be reviewed by the federal government every five years. The next review will be held in 2017. It is impossible to


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


Seggie v. Roofdog Games Inc.: Who is the Author of Videogame Software for Copyright Purposes?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 19 2016

Last December, the Quebec Superior Court issued its decision in Seggie v. Roofdog Games Inc., in which it attempted to clarify the notion of


Federal Government Launches Review of Law and Policy on Canadian Cultural Content in an Age of Digital Disruption
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2016

On April 22, 2016, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Hon. Mélanie Joly, launched a public consultation process called "Canadian Content in a


Copyright Board Issues Landmark Decision in K-12 School Proceeding
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 7 2016

On February 19, 2016 the Copyright Board issued its long-awaited decision in relation to Access Copyright's proposed Elementary and Secondary


The Federal Court of Appeal explains its rules
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 23 2016

In a recent decision, the Federal Court of Appeal had an opportunity to explain its rules as to how, on an application for judicial review, materials


Supreme Court decides landmark technological neutrality case
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 27 2015

In a decision released November 26, 2015, the Supreme Court issued a major decision on how the Copyright Board can set royalties rates for the use