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2014: the year in review for Canadian copyright law
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 23 2015

The “notice and notice” provisions of the Copyright Modernization Act have now come into force. These provisions allow copyright owners to provide


Revue de l’année 2014 : droit d’auteur canadien
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 23 2015

Les dispositions en matière d’avis de la Loi sur la modernisation du droit d’auteur sont maintenant en vigueur. Ces dispositions permettent aux


Federal Court finds meta tags do not infringe trademarks or copyright
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • March 9 2015

The recently released Federal Court decision Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19 contains one of the first detailed


Copyright implications of a “right to be forgotten”? Or how to take-down the internet archive
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • December 4 2014

They say the internet never forgets. From time to time, someone wants to challenge that dictum. In our earlier posts, we discussed the so-called


Canada’s new anti-counterfeiting provisions now fully in force and request for customs assistance system now available
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • January 6 2015

As recently reported, Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act, received Royal Assent and became law on December 9, 2014. New civil


Internet intermediaries and copyright owners take notice: Canada's Notice-and-Notice regime comes into force
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 2 2015

Canada's new Notice-and-Notice regime is now in force. New sections of the Copyright Act (the "Act") govern this regime which is of interest to the


Copyright in house plans
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • December 23 2014

A couple, the Ecklunds, approached Oakcraft Homes, a custom home-builder. Based on their discussions, Oakcraft prepared a house plan and gave a copy


New tool to fight counterfeiting customs recordation now available in Canada
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Canada, USA
  • February 27 2015

Many U.S. brand owners already work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to keep


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


The Combating Counterfeit Products Act: amendments to the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2015

The Combating Counterfeit Products Act (hereinafter the "Act") received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014. While some of its provisions have