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Class certification for privacy breaches, not so easy to come by

Canada - September 23 2022 Institutions in Canada are subject to various privacy-related statutes as well as common law torts in relation to privacy breaches. As a business…

Parnian Soltanipanah, Melanie Szweras

2021 Year in Review: Canadian Copyright

Canada - February 11 2022 For Copyright Law in Canada, 2021 will likely be seen as a year that sowed the seeds of development in this area—from forward-looking government…

Adam Aucoin, Mitchel Fleming, François Larose, Tamara Céline Winegust, Naomi Zener

The Magic of IP Assignments - Court decides that transfer of intellectual property rights is ineffective due to missing “magic words”

USA - October 12 2021 The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently confirmed the importance of using precise language in contracts assigning…

Victor Krichker

Court's Liberal Approach to “Criticism” Fair Dealing in Favour of Use of Copyrighted News Material in Political Ads

Canada - May 26 2021 It is not often that we are lucky enough in Canada to get judicial pronouncements on the law of Fair Dealing for the purposes of "criticism" or…

Tamara Céline Winegust, Naomi Zener

News Alert: Quebec to Bolster French Language Requirements

Canada - May 13 2021 Bill 96 was tabled today by the Government of Quebec proposing sweeping revisions to the Quebec's Charter of the French Language. Amongst changes to…

Brigitte Chan, François Larose