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The Queen’s Own Copyright: Supreme Court of Canada to Decide on Copyright Ownership for Works Submitted to Government Registry
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2018

On Thursday June 21st, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the matter of Keatley Surveying Ltd. v. Teranet Inc. Both the

SCC To Weigh In On Fees For Identifying ISP Subscribers: Rogers v. Voltage
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2017

One of the essential and recurring challenges of regulating unlawful conduct on the Internetbe it child pornography, harassment, fraud, data theft

Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms Broad Scope of Crown Copyright
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • November 15 2017

In Keatley Surveying v Teranet, the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) issued one of the only decisions in Canada (and the world) which deals with Crown

Who Can Create Copyrightable Work in Canada? Musings on a Monkey's Selfie
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • October 5 2017

Dubbed the winner of the US Chamber of Commerce most ridiculous lawsuit of 2015 award, Naruto, et al. v David John Slater examined whether a monkey

Canada: The New Frontier For Global IP Litigation
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • September 6 2017

2017 has been a banner year for IP litigation in Canada. A series of recent cases, from big trials to precedent-setting appeals before the Supreme

Statutory Damages Awarded in Copyright Infringement Case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2017

Through its websites "autotrader.ca" and "autohebdo.net", Trader operates "digital Marketplaces" relating to new and used vehicles in Canada. Trader

IP Law Cheat Sheet for Marketing Teams
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • April 7 2017

Intellectual property issues are notoriously difficult to navigate in a digital age. It’s easy to infringe another’s IP rights inadvertently, but also

Federal Court Cracks Down on Intentional Infringement with $1 Million Punitive Damages Awards
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2017

It's been a costly week for intentional infringers of intellectual property (IP) rights. In two separate decisions, the Federal Court of Canada has

Respondent held personally liable for website's trademark and copyright infringement
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2016

The Court allowed Thoi Bao's application and awarded an injunction and damages against the Respondent, Mr. Vo. The claims against the other

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