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Federal Court finds University’s Fair Dealing Guidelines Are Not So Fair. When is Fair Foul, and Foul Fair?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2017

The Federal Court yesterday ruled in Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright) v York University, 2017 FC 669, that York University’s

Ukraine: The rules regarding a combat of Internet piracy entered into force
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 15 2017

On 26 April 2017 amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Copyright and Related Rights” (the Law) and a number of other normative acts adopted by the

Léger accrochage pour les sites Web de publicité automobile dans une affaire de droit d’auteur : le tribunal met la pédale douce sur les dommages-intérêts préétablis
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2017

Le 6 avril 2017, dans l’affaire Trader v. CarGurus, la Cour supérieure de justice de l’Ontario (le tribunal ) donnait un aperçu de l’approche que

Four copyright registrations expunged where Respondent was not the author and owner of the works
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2017

The Court granted Gemstone's application to expunge four copyright registrations and to amend one copyright registration to replace "Gemstone Travel

Car Ad Websites Slightly “Scraped” in Copyright Case, Court Puts Brakes on Statutory Damages Minimums
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2017

On April 6, 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Court) provided insight into how courts will approach the scraping of websites and assessing

YesCopying Photographs from the Internet Can Get You into Trouble
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2017

Although it happens all the time, reproducing photographs found on the internet for use in business is fraught with risk. Businesses should only copy

Federal Court of Appeal upholds interlocutory injunction directed at retailers of set-top boxes loaded with copyright-infringing applications
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • March 21 2017

As reported previously, the Federal Court issued an interlocutory injunction on June 1, 2016 directed at retailers of set-top boxes that are

Go Cyber Shopping ordered to stop its activities and pay a $12.7 Million award for selling game copiers and mod chips for Nintendo game systems
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2017

Nintendo has been awarded an injunction, $11,760,000 in statutory damages and $1,000,000 in punitive damages for the trafficking of infringing devices

Game over for Canadian game copier and Mod chip seller
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 7 2017

For the first time, the Canadian Federal Court has applied provisions of Canada’s Copyright Act (“Act”) that were enacted in 2012 to prevent

TPMs Are Alive and Well: Canada’s Federal Court Awards Nintendo $12.7-million in Damages
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2017

Five years ago, Canada enacted legal protection for technological protection measures (TPMs) as part of the Copyright Modernization Act. The Federal