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Federal Court of Appeal upholds interlocutory injunction directed at retailers of set-top boxes loaded with copyright-infringing applications
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • March 21 2017

As reported previously, the Federal Court issued an interlocutory injunction on June 1, 2016 directed at retailers of set-top boxes that are


Damages of $52,527.07 for breach of copyright where licence conditional on payment of fees did not pass to respondent through foreclosure proceedings
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2017

In this petition, the Supreme Court of British Columbia found the corporate respondent liable for damages for breach of copyright based on the


Go Cyber Shopping ordered to stop its activities and pay a $12.7 Million award for selling game copiers and mod chips for Nintendo game systems
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2017

Nintendo has been awarded an injunction, $11,760,000 in statutory damages and $1,000,000 in punitive damages for the trafficking of infringing devices


Federal Court knocks TPM circumvention with significant damages award
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2017

In a major victory for Nintendo, the Federal Court of Canada awarded $12.7 million in damages for circumventing technological protection measures


TPMs Are Alive and Well: Canada’s Federal Court Awards Nintendo $12.7-million in Damages
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2017

Five years ago, Canada enacted legal protection for technological protection measures (TPMs) as part of the Copyright Modernization Act. The Federal


Careful clearing photos from social media for news reporting
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2017

Clearing rights to use a photograph can be nuanced. A recent decision out of Quebec highlights the importance of clearing rights both of


Nintendo Awarded $12.7 million for Circumvention of Technological Protection Measures in Precedent-Setting Case
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • March 2 2017

In a precedent-setting decision issued yesterday, Nintendo of America Inc v King et al, 2017 FC 246, the Federal Court awarded $12,760,000 in damages


Court declines to apply fair dealing copyright exemption in news reporting case
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 22 2017

In a recent decision, the Small Claims Division of the Court of Quebéc has found a newspaper liable for infringement of copyright and moral rights in


Ontario Court of Appeal Refers Copyright Infringement Dispute to Trial for Reconsideration of Estoppel Defence
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • February 21 2017

Parties entering licensing agreements should try to use explicitly clear language to define the scope of such agreements. This is particularly


Copyright Infringement Class Action Over University Course Packs Certified in Quebec: Copibec c. Université Laval
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 21 2017

On February 8, 2017, the Quebec Court of Appeal certified a class action by Copibec against Université Laval, for copyright infringement. This