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Interplay between Broadcasting Act and Copyright Act Considered in Respect of Retransmission
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice was considering a request by VMedia for an order declaring that its new internet retransmitting service does not


Federal Court dismisses infringement action where acknowledged use covered by fair dealing
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

In this action, the Plaintiff ("Blacklock's") alleged that officials in the Department of Finance violated its copyright by obtaining, reading and


Small Claims Court orders punitive damages for Defendants' false report that Plaintiff's song infringed their copyright
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2016

The Plaintiff sought damages after one of his songs was taken down from YouTube and SoundCloud by the Defendants for two months due to their report


Proposed appeal fails to raise broader issues about the intersection of copyright and insolvency law
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a decision granting partial summary judgment to Nortel and dismissing SNMP Research's claim for disgorgement of


Court grants interlocutory injunction for pre-loaded set-top boxes
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2016

The Court granted the motion for interlocutory injunction relief with respect to the emerging phenomenon in the Canadian market of pre-loaded


Damages per work set at lowest end of commercial range where, inter alia, infringement appeared to be the product of both parties' poor record-keeping and rights management
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2016

In this copyright infringement claim, the Applicants alleged that they own or control the copyright to 21 musical works and that the Respondents


Re-determination changes nothing - individual defendant is still jointly and severally liable for $64,000 in damages and $250,000 in punitive damages for selling knock-off Chanel products
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

The Federal Court has completed its re-determination of a motion for summary trial as presented by the plaintiffs, with the same end result. In


Repeat offender ordered to pay $100,000 in damages for selling five infringing copies of Microsoft software
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2016

Microsoft has been awarded damages and an injunction against the unauthorized copying of several of its programs by the individual defendant. The


In a proposed class proceeding, the Federal Court has ordered the disclosure of the name and address of an internet subscriber who allegedly has been file sharing copyrighted material
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The Federal Court has ordered Rogers Communications Inc., as an internet service provider, to disclose to the Applicants any and all contact and


Nine copyright infringement cases remain stayed while a tenth proceeds to trial to decide the common issues
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The Federal Court has upheld a case management Prothonotary's decision staying nine of ten actions by the same plaintiff, Blacklock's Reporter