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Simplified pirate website blocking orders
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2013

Yesterday, the High Court made a court order requiring BSkyB, British Telecom, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, Telefonica and Virgin Media to block


Federal Court of Appeal holds that ringtone transmissions are communications of musical works to the public
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 15 2009

In Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), the Federal Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Copyright Board of Canada that Internet transmissions of musical ringtones by wireless telephone and other Internet ringtone suppliers constitute "communications of musical works to the public" within the meaning of section 3(1)(f) of the Copyright Act


Twentieth Century Fox v BT - internet service provider ordered to block copyright infringing website
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2011

Owners of intellectual property rights have long claimed that internet service providers (ISPs) ought to help in cracking down on piracy on the internet


Brian Fraser
  • Gowling WLG

James Tumbridge
  • Gowling WLG


Mark Hines
  • Gowling WLG

D. Lynne Watt
  • Gowling WLG


Wendy J. Wagner
  • Gowling WLG