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New border enforcement measures kick-off the new year for IP rights holders under the Combatting Counterfeit Products Act
  • SIM. IP Practice
  • Canada
  • January 26 2015

Re-introduced into Parliament as Bill C-8 on October 28, 2013, the Combatting Counterfeit Products Act (the “CCPA”) received Royal Assent on December


Canada counters counterfeiting: border enforcement provisions of CCPA come into force
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2015

After years of calls for reform from intellectual property rights owners, the Canadian government has enacted new legislation in an effort to fight


A century of protection for recorded music, and 1.5 centuries for musical and other audio performances
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2015

The Federal Government of Canada has moved quickly to introduce amendments to the Copyright Act to extend the term of copyright for sound recordings


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


The fight against counterfeit products in Canada just got easier
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • Canada
  • January 28 2015

Canada's new Combating Counterfeit Products Act officially took effect on January 1, 2015. As part of the ongoing overhaul of Canada's much neglected


Infringement of work found where newspaper published article using artwork without consent
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sued in Quebec Small Claims Court for breach of copyright against a newspaper owner who published an article about the plaintiff


Consent to the use of copyrighted material not required to be in writing
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2015

The plaintiff sought partial summary judgment for an alleged breach of the Copyright Act. It related to the alleged use of copyrighted materials


Cour fédérale: les membres de la SOCAN se voient accorder le droit de retenir les redevances perçues pour l’utilisation de sonneries
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 2 2015

La Cour fédérale a récemment publié sa décision quant à une motion visant à déterminer les questions de droit découlant d’une action intentée par un


Foraging for photographs in the Great White North: Canadian IP considerations concerning photographs from the Internet
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • February 23 2015

Copying content from the Internet is a lot like picking berries in the wild: It can be easy and tempting, but potentially quite risky. In this regard


Class action for copyright in plans of survey remains certified on appeal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

A proposed class proceeding claims that land surveyors retain copyright in the plans of survey they prepare and register in Ontario’s Land Registry