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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


The Importance of Discipline In Branding: An Interesting, Unlikely Case Study Courtesy of Fletcher V. Doig
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada, Global, USA
  • September 15 2016

As the owners of international brands know well, vigilance is critical to sustaining and enhancing global identity, exclusivity, differentiation and


Copyright infringement claim successful by way of application
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

In the recent decision of Microsoft Corporation v Liu, the Federal Court granted Microsoft’s application in part, finding that the respondent, Mr


Copyright infringement claim successful by way of application
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

In the recent decision of Microsoft Corporation v Liu, the Federal Court granted Microsoft's application in part, finding that the respondent, Mr


Re-determination changes nothing - individual defendant is still jointly and severally liable for $64,000 in damages and $250,000 in punitive damages for selling knock-off Chanel products
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

The Federal Court has completed its re-determination of a motion for summary trial as presented by the plaintiffs, with the same end result. In


Repeat offender ordered to pay $100,000 in damages for selling five infringing copies of Microsoft software
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2016

Microsoft has been awarded damages and an injunction against the unauthorized copying of several of its programs by the individual defendant. The


Notice and Notice Regime Does Not Change Law for Obtaining Norwich Orders
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 29 2016

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


Nine copyright infringement cases remain stayed while a tenth proceeds to trial to decide the common issues
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The Federal Court has upheld a case management Prothonotary's decision staying nine of ten actions by the same plaintiff, Blacklock's Reporter


In a proposed class proceeding, the Federal Court has ordered the disclosure of the name and address of an internet subscriber who allegedly has been file sharing copyrighted material
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The Federal Court has ordered Rogers Communications Inc., as an internet service provider, to disclose to the Applicants any and all contact and