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Legal Influencer

Q3| 2022

Legal Influencers

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Reselling Digital Video Games Now entering the age of the digital yard sale?

Canada - October 30 2019 Video games have historically been sold in two formats: physically in the form of discs/cartridges and digitally via download from online storefronts…

Karam Bayrakal, Mark W. Hughes

Copyright Board Rules Whether YouTube Uploads Constitute “Publication” and “Making Available” Under Copyright Act

Canada - May 18 2017 Two recent decisions by the Copyright Board of Canada raise important issues related to the scope of “making available” in Canadian copyright law, and…

Gerald (Jay) Kerr-Wilson

Opening Pandora’s Loot Box? Canadian Class Action Lawsuit Over Loot Boxes May Provide Guidance On The Legality of Loot Boxes in Canada

Canada, Netherlands - November 3 2020 On September 30, 2020, a class action lawsuit was filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia seeking reimbursement of “loot box” payments (the…

Karam Bayrakal, Mark W. Hughes

Quebec Court Awards Damages to Canadian Artist for Wrongful Copyright Takedown Notice by Record Companies

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…

Jean-Phililppe Mikus

When a Picture is Worth… Thousands of Dollars: Ontario Court decides Ground-breaking Online Copyright Case

Canada - May 15 2017 Trader Corp v CarGurus Inc, a recent Ontario Superior Court decision, breaks a staggering amount of new ground in Canadian copyright law. It is the…

Jean-Phililppe Mikus