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Copyright year in review 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 17 2017

In 2006, the Copyright Board certified Tariff 24 (Ringtones) for the period 2003-2005. A judicial review of this decision by the potential payors


Diritto d’Autore e social network: condivisione di foto su Instagram
  • Studio Legale DANDI Media
  • Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand
  • January 3 2017

Diritto d’autore e social network: Instagram: le conseguenze giuridiche della condivisione di foto. Condividere sì, ma nel rispetto delle regole:


Online Copyright Enforcement Gone Wrong - How To Get it Right
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada, USA
  • December 21 2016

An elderly grandmother. A first-person shooter video game. The two typically have very little in common. Yet both were recently in the headlines of


Review of the Copyright Act in 2017
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2016

The Copyright Act is required to be reviewed by the federal government every five years. The next review will be held in 2017. It is impossible to


Motion to amend Statement of Claim and motion for summary judgment allowed in part in copyright action
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2016

In the within action for copyright infringement, the Plaintiff claims to be the owner of the copyright in certain cinematographic works and unfixed


Lights. Camera. Legal Action! - Jury finds iconic ‘Jersey Boys’ musical infringes copyright
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada, USA
  • December 12 2016

The creators of the hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys have been found liable for copyright infringement by a Nevada Federal Court jury. Jersey Boys


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


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


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