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Non est factum not reading is no excuse
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 15 2016

The defence of non est factum renders a signed agreement void and unenforceable. It is commonly pleaded by desperate defendants trying to evade a


Federal Court reiterates the low evidentiary burden for overcoming Section 45 cancellation proceedings
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 18 2016

In the recent decision of Black & Decker Corporation v. Method Law Professional Corporation, 2016 FC 1109, the Federal Court allowed the appeal of the


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


Appeals decided - 8 July 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 8 2016

On appeal from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal (2014 BCCA 24) affirming a decision of Verhoeven J. (2012 BCSC 1735). J was


Federal Court of Appeal affirms application of principles of causation, burden of proof and laws of evidence to section 8 proceedings
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 6 2016

In its recent decision, reported as Pfizer Canada Inc. v Teva Canada Limited, 2016 FCA 161, the Federal Court of Appeal ("FCA") overturned the


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 11 December 2014
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 11 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Quebec pronounced May 2, 2014. The applicant was found guilty of sexual interference and


Conflicts of interest in complex investment structures - the evolution of the business judgment rule
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • June 19 2012

Gowlings recently hosted a seminarwebinar for clients of our firm entitled The Business Judgment RuleFiduciary Duties Arising From Administration of Assets and For Approving Transactions.


Intra-company work permits recapturing time to extend time cap
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 19 2011

Those holding intra-company transferee (ICT) work permits in Canada are subject to time caps.


Liability where cause of a product defect is unclear
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 4 2011

In the recent decision of Muskoka Fuels v. Hassan Steel Fabricators Ltd., the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed the issue of liability, under the provincial Sale of Goods Act where a product had failed but no party (or expert) could explain why.


Patzer v. Hastings Entertainment Inc., 2011 BCCA 60
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 13 2011

This case is an appeal from an order dismissing an action in which Patzer sought judgment against Hastings on the basis that a ticket voucher from a computer-run ticket machine had been issued to him in the amount of $6.5 million.