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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


Quebec Court Awards Damages to Canadian Artist for Wrongful Copyright Takedown Notice by Record Companies
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 29 2016

In Whyte Potter-Mäl c Topdawg Entertainment Inc., the Court of Québec found Universal Music Group, Interscope Records, and Topdawg Entertainment


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


Social Media and Copyright: Can I Post that Photo?
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2016

It has become commonplace to witness photos spread across the Internet like wildfire - to "go viral" and "break the Internet" are phrases with


Competition Tribunal weighs ‘abuse of dominant position’ provision against privacy and copyright protection
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • October 28 2016

The role of the Competition Act is to maintain and encourage competition in Canada, in part to ensure that small and medium-sized enterprises have


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


Federal Court of Canada decision encourages creation of historical fiction
  • Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

The publishing industry in Canada recently welcomed a Federal Court of Canada decision dismissing a claim in copyright brought by documentary


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