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As part of wrongful dismissal suit, Court finds copyright infringement in photograph taken by employee, posted by employer
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2014

This case concerned an instructor (Mejia) who was terminated by his employer (LaSalle) for “professional unacceptable behaviour”. LaSalle claimed


Copyright case dismissed for refiling in Canada
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 13 2015

Judge Leinenweber granted defendants’ (a Canadian company and an individual Canadian citizen) motion to dismiss pursuant to forum non conveniens


Why is a US radio station getting a notice about webcasting royalties in Canada? why webcasters geo-block their streams to avoid international music royalties
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 8 2014

An Alabama radio station recently received a notice about the new royalty rates that are payable to ReSound, the Canadian equivalent of SoundExchange


The customs request for assistance regime for counterfeit goods may be in force in early 2015
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2014

Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act (the "Act"), received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014. The law is intended to give trademark and


Canada sets the stage for launch of anti-counterfeiting regime
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 11 2014

“Canada is not open to your kind of business.” This is Canada’s message to criminals engaging in counterfeiting and piracy with its Combating


Canadian Combating Counterfeit Products Act passed into law
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • December 10 2014

Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act passed third reading and received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014. The Bill will come into force on


Successful plaintiff’s appeal for more damages dismissed; plaintiff also forced to pay double costs due to defendant’s Rule 420 offer to settle
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2014

Ms. Leuthold, a photo-journalist, owned the copyright in several images taken during the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11


Court dismisses application for interlocutory injunction
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2014

Geophysical Service Inc. (the “Applicant”) brought a motion for an interlocutory injunction requiring CNSOPB (the “Respondent), to remove from its


YouTube, Facebook, Netflix liable to pay for music in Canada rules Copyright Board
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2014

On Friday, the Copyright Board released a decision and certified two SOCAN tariffs, Tariffs 22.D.1 (Internet - Online Audiovisual Services) and 22.D


Copyright ownership in the course of employment: creator of a Quebec children's cult classic loses royalties suit
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • February 26 2014

In the midst of the culturally effervescent sixties, the Quebec Ministry of Education was trying to develop new means to reach underprivileged