Recent Insights

Ontario Court of Appeal Dismisses Appeal Against Teranet Ontario Court of Appeal Dismisses Appeal Against Teranet

Copyright
October 18, 2017October 18, 20172017-10-18
On September 28, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal (Court) released its decision in Keatley Surveying Ltd v Teranet Inc, 2017 ONCA 748,
Deeth Williams Wall http://www.dww.com/articles/ontario-court-of-appeal-dismisses-appeal-against-teranet

Health Canada Consulting on Drug and Device Fee Increases Health Canada Consulting on Drug and Device Fee Increases

Food and Drug
October 18, 2017October 18, 20172017-10-18
On October 13, 2017, Health Canada released a consultation document on proposed changes to fees associated with government activities related to drug (including veterinary drug) submission reviews, medical device submission reviews, Establishment Licences, and annual right-to-sell fees for the same. Recent governmental policy changes on fee setting make this possible for the regulator.
Deeth Williams Wall http://www.dww.com/articles/health-canada-consulting-on-drug-and-device-fee-increases

Privacy Commissioner Provides Comment Regarding Proposed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations Privacy Commissioner Provides Comment Regarding Proposed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations

Privacy
October 18, 2017October 18, 20172017-10-18
On October 2, 2017, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPCC) sent a letter to the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development regarding the proposed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations that
Deeth Williams Wall http://www.dww.com/articles/privacy-commissioner-provides-comment-regarding-proposed-breach-of-security-safeguards

US Court of Appeals Affirms Enforceability of Amazon’s Terms of Service US Court of Appeals Affirms Enforceability of Amazon’s Terms of Service

Technology Contracting
October 18, 2017October 18, 20172017-10-18
On September 19, 2017, in an unpublished memorandum, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that had sent a putative class action against Amazon over its pricing practices to arbitration, as per Amazo
Deeth Williams Wall http://www.dww.com/articles/us-court-of-appeals-affirms-enforceability-of-amazon%E2%80%99s-terms-of-service

Australian Court Upholds Exclusive Jurisdiction Clause in Online Agreement Australian Court Upholds Exclusive Jurisdiction Clause in Online Agreement

Technology Contracting
October 18, 2017October 18, 20172017-10-18
On August 28, 2017, the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court) issued its decision in Gonzalez v Agoda Company Pte Ltd (2017 NSWSC 1133) upholdin
Deeth Williams Wall http://www.dww.com/articles/australian-court-upholds-exclusive-jurisdiction-clause-online-agreement

Australian Appeal Court Finds Google Liable for Publication of Defamatory Content Australian Appeal Court Finds Google Liable for Publication of Defamatory Content

Information Technology
October 18, 2017October 18, 20172017-10-18
On October 4, 2017, the Supreme Court of South Australia (Court), in Google Inc v Duffy, [2017] SASCFC 130, affirmed that Google is liable for the public
Deeth Williams Wall http://www.dww.com/articles/australian-appeal-court-finds-google-liable-for-publication-of-defamatory-content

Events

November 24, 2017

Heather Watts will be participating in a panel presentation on Injunction Strategy – Practical Tips for Success on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 11:05 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

The presentation is hosted by The Advocates’ Society at the The Advocates’ Society Education Centre, 250 Yonge Street, Suite 2700, Toronto ON.  The panel discussion is part of an educational program called Winning Injunctions which takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m..  The program will be recorded for a live webcast.

November 18, 2017

On November 18, 2017, Hung Nguyen will be moderating a panel presentation titled Update in IP and IT Law.  The panel will take place during the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Annual Ontario Conference which is hosted at the Toronto Board of Trade.  

The Event Schedule for the Conference is available here:  https://on.facl.ca/tc-events/conference2017/

October 24, 2017

James Kosa is participating in the panel “Ethical Negotiations and the New Duty of Good Faith” at IT.CAN’s 21st Annual Conference in Toronto on October 24, 2017.

Registration for the event is available here.

The conference brochure is available here.