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Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin week of June 22
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

The proceeding relates to a copyright infringement claim against Thomson for copying briefs filed with the court and making them available to


Two non-parties to a trademark and copyright decision are bound by the final injunction
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 27 2015

The Ontario Superior Court had previously issued an injunction to prevent the sale of candy snacks known as “Classic Sesame” because they were found


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


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


Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a


Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2015

The Supreme Court heard the arguments in CBCSRC v. SODRAC 2003 Inc. on March 16th, an appeal from 2014 FCA 84. The Supreme Court summarized the case


Alberta court has jurisdiction to hear a claim for copyright infringement after materials are sent from Newfoundland and Labrador to Alberta
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 9 2015

Geophyical Service Incorporated (GSI) commenced an action that includes a claim for copyright infringement. GSI claims all IP rights in the data it


Appeal dismissed: federal court finds real and substantial connection, jurisdiction
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

The Defendant, Internet Archive Canada (“IAC”), appealed the order of Prothonotary Aalto, who dismissed IAC’s motion for a permanent stay of the


Applicant avoids finding of copyright and trademark infringement, successful in having certification mark struck from the register
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

The Applicant, the Denturist Group of Ontario (“DGO”) was seeking declaratory, injunctive and monetary relief against the Respondents (the Denturist