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Summary judgment granted in copyright infringement case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2012

In this copyright action, the Court granted summary judgment for infringement of a number of software programs and pieces of cover art


You're getting sued for what? An E&O odyssey (Pt 9)
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 30 2012

This post is part of an occasional series highlighting the type of risks which film and TV producers face and which are supposed to be covered by E&O insurance


Providing hyperlink to applicant's website is authorized communication for purposes of copyright
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2012

This application alleged copyright infringement in respect of three works


Moral rights extended - but how far?
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2012

Of the many provisions of the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-11) which came into force on November 7, 2012, few have received as little attention as new sections 17.1 and 17.2 of the Copyright Act, which extend "moral rights" to "performers"


An American attorney in Canada (part 1: copyright)
  • Field Law
  • Canada, USA
  • June 11 2014

Okay, so maybe it's neither as romantic as Gershwin's "An American in Paris", nor as historical as Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee in King


Supreme Court of Canada addresses important issues in Canadian copyright law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2014

On December 23, 2013, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision inCinar Corporation v Robinson. The decision provides clarification on


Federal Court of Canada awards over $10 million for copyright infringement
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 10 2014

In a decision believed to be the largest award in Canada to date for copyright infringement, the Federal Court of Canada has awarded over $10 million


$10.5 million damages to rebroadcast “Family Guy”
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • January 13 2014

In a recent default judgment granted to Twentieth Century Fox, a Canadian Federal Court recently issued an injunction and a damage award in


The Bluenose copyright fight
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • August 30 2013

When it comes to Canadian IP battles, neither The Great Olympic Sweater Debate nor the Distinctly Canadian Patent Fight can rival the court battle


Copyright infringement not found with respect to paintings
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2013

In this case, the Court dismissed an action for infringement of copyright. The Court held that it must strike a “balance between promoting the public