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The public domain a copyright primer
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 3 2013

Before the first copyright law was ever created, authors had no rights in or to their written works. The common law provided no judicial remedy for


ISP TekSavvy ordered to turn over names and addresses of 2,000 alleged copyright infringers
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 26 2014

The Court framed the issues on this motion as whether a person who downloads copyrighted material has a right to not have their contact information


ISP ordered to release identity of 2000 subscribers to copyright holder in landmark ruling
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • February 25 2014

On February 20, 2014, the Federal Court of Canada in Voltage Pictures LLC v John Doe and Jane Doe 2014 FC 161 ordered an Internet service provider


Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2013

The governments of a number of provinces sought judicial review of a decision of the Copyright Board of Canada dismissing their objection that the


Court of Appeal granted an appeal of the Federal Court's decision allowing internet service provider to charge a fee for disclosure of suspected infringer
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

The Appellants are movie producers and have launched a proposed "reverse" class action against those they say have been downloading their movies


Copyright Board Rules Whether YouTube Uploads Constitute “Publication” and “Making Available” Under Copyright Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • 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


Oral assignment and no proof of joint authorship fatal to copyright claim
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2014

The applicants to this proceeding claimed that use and reproduction of a scaffolding training manual was infringing their copyright in the work. The


Statutory and punitive damages awarded for copyright infringement in a case of “outrageous and highly reprehensible” conduct
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2014

This was an application for an assessment of damages pursuant to the Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules. The litigation between these parties arose


Bill C-56: a greater role for customs officers in combatting counterfeiting
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 17 2013

On March 1, 2013, the Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture) tabled for first reading Bill C-56, the short title of which is the


UK Supreme Court decides it’s okay to look
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 19 2013

Is there a difference between having a collection of headlines assembled in a report and sent to you by email versus viewing that same report on a