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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


Finding the Class of John and Jane - Norwich Orders and the “Reverse” Class Action
  • SIM. IP Practice
  • Canada
  • August 18 2016

In the context of today's Internet technology, the infringement of copyrighted works has become simplified and wide-spread, with infringers


Application Challenging Service Ex Juris Dismissed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2016

The issue before the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta is a challenge to a service ex juris order that was granted ex parte. The foreign Defendants


Chung c. Brandy Melville Canada Ltd.: When Using Photographs Posted on Instagram Can Result in Copyright Infringement
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 29 2016

Photographer Edmond Chung’s fashion photos of Brandy Melville Canada Ltd. (“Brandy Melville”) employee Catherine Moisan were destined to be viewed on


SOCAN Buys Audiam - The Consolidation and Fragmentation of Music Rights - What Does it Mean for Music Services?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 22 2016

The Canadian performance rights society SOCAN (essentially the Canadian version of ASCAP, BMI and SESAC) has announced the purchase of Audiam, a


Canadian copyright laws have been amended to make works more accessible to people with print disabilities
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

In Canada, more than 800,000 people live with a visual impairment and approximately 3 million Canadians have an impairment related to comprehension


Set Top TV Boxes in the Eye of the Storm Over Copyright Claims
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

The Internet has made pirated content widely available. But there has been a practical hurdle limiting the distribution of pirated content: the


Copyright infringement claim is dismissed after the Court finds the applicant is not the author and owner of the works
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2016

This is an application for declarations and remedies related to alleged copyright infringement and infringement of moral rights. The applicant claims


Reining in the Cable Killers: Federal Court Orders Crackdown on TV Set-top Boxes with Copyright-infringing Applications
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 30 2016

On June 1, 2016, the Federal Court granted an interlocutory injunction against retailers of television set-top boxes with pre-loaded applications