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Four copyright registrations expunged where Respondent was not the author and owner of the works
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2017

The Court granted Gemstone's application to expunge four copyright registrations and to amend one copyright registration to replace "Gemstone Travel


Court of Appeal granted an appeal of the Federal Court's decision allowing internet service provider to charge a fee for disclosure of suspected infringer
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

The Appellants are movie producers and have launched a proposed "reverse" class action against those they say have been downloading their movies


Copyright Board Rules Whether YouTube Uploads Constitute “Publication” and “Making Available” Under Copyright Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

Two recent decisions by the Copyright Board of Canada raise important issues related to the scope of “making available” in Canadian copyright law, and


Procedures and strategies for anti-counterfeiting: Canada
  • Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

On October 30 2016 Canada and the European Union signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Bill C-30 (the domestic


No Charges by ISP for Performing its Duties Under the Notice and Notice Regime
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2017

Unlike many countries which provide an effective "notice and take down" remedy for copyright owners whose works are wrongly posted on Internet sites


When a Picture is Worth Thousands of Dollars: Ontario Court decides Ground-breaking Online Copyright Case
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2017

Trader Corp v CarGurus Inc, a recent Ontario Superior Court decision, breaks a staggering amount of new ground in Canadian copyright law. It is the


Higher Costs Awards for the Winning Party in Federal Court IP Cases
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • May 12 2017

In Canada, the losing party pays the winner's litigation costs. For years, costs awards were assessed in accordance with a tariff and were generally


Car Ad Websites Slightly “Scraped” in Copyright Case, Court Puts Brakes on Statutory Damages Minimums
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2017

On April 6, 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Court) provided insight into how courts will approach the scraping of websites and assessing


Information location tool and fair dealing copyright defenses rejected: Trader v CarGurus
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2017

If you’ve ever shopped for a used car, you likely know the two popular services, autotrader.ca and CarGurus. In a decision released earlier this week


Statutory Damages Awarded in Copyright Infringement Case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2017

Through its websites "autotrader.ca" and "autohebdo.net", Trader operates "digital Marketplaces" relating to new and used vehicles in Canada. Trader