On September 14, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in Rogers Communications Inc v Voltage Pictures, 2018 SCC 38, concluding that internet service providers (ISPs) are entitled to recover their reasonable costs for identifying copyright infringers in res
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On September 7, 2018, the Federal Court set aside the decision of the Registrar of Trademarks, who directed that Hilton’s trademark registration for WALDORF-ASTORIA should be expunged from the register (Hilton Worldwide Holding LLP v Miller Thomson, 2018 FC 895).
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On June 27, 2018, in Experian Info Sols v Nationwide Mktg Servs, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (the Court) affirmed (in part) a decision from the United States District Court for the District of Arizona (District Court) granting summary judgment on Experian Information Solutions Inc (Experian)’s claim for copyri
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On September 11, 2018, the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) representing several major studios, namely Universal, Columbia Pictures, Disney, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, Amazon and Netflix, filed a
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On September 12, 2018, European Union lawmakers passed a copyright reform directive that aims to update copyright policy for the digital age. The vote has been met with some controversy, as two provisions, in particular, articles 11 and 13, provide the opportun
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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.
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.