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Nine DWW Lawyers named in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
Nine DWW Lawyers named in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
Deeth Williams Wall has received awards and accolades from several national and international industry publications including Best of the Best, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyer, Lexpert Guide to Leading Lawyers, Chambers Global, Canadian Lawyer and IP Stars.
Deeth Williams Wall has received awards and accolades from several national and international industry publications including Best of the Best, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyer, Lexpert Guide to Leading Lawyers, Chambers Global, Canadian Lawyer and IP Stars.
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DWW Congratulates Jennifer Davidson on her appointment to President of the Canadian Technology Law Association
DWW Congratulates Jennifer Davidson on her appointment to President of the Canadian Technology Law Association

Recent Insights

You’ve Just Received a Demand Letter Alleging Copyright Infringement—What Do You Do Now? You’ve Just Received a Demand Letter Alleging Copyright Infringement—What Do You Do Now?

Copyright
November 24, 2021November 24, 20212021-11-24
Receiving a demand letter alleging that you have infringed copyright can come as a surprise. An understanding of Canadian copyright law and the contextual background can help you decide what to do next.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/you%E2%80%99ve-just-received-a-demand-letter-alleging-copyright-infringement%E2%80%94what-do-you-do-now

Québec Court of Appeal Dismisses Trademark and Copyright Infringement Claims Involving Comparative Advertising and Recovery of Profits Québec Court of Appeal Dismisses Trademark and Copyright Infringement Claims Involving Comparative Advert...

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
November 24, 2021November 24, 20212021-11-24
On November 5, 2021, the Québec Court of Appeal (the Court) in Constellation Brands US Operations c Société de vin internationale ltée, 2021 QCCA 1664, dismissed an appeal from a decision of the Québec Superior Court, in which the trial judge rejected Constellation Brands US Operations’ (Constellation) claim against Société de vin internationale ltée (SVI) for infringement of the Trademarks Act and the Copyright Act.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/qu%C3%A9bec-court-of-appeal-dismisses-trademark-and-copyright-infringement-claims-involving

Federal Court Of Canada Reverses Order Striking Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s Copyright Claims Federal Court Of Canada Reverses Order Striking Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s Copyright Claims

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
November 24, 2021November 24, 20212021-11-24
On November 15, 2021, the Federal Court of Canada (the Court) issued its decision in Toronto Regional Real Estate Board v IMS Incorporated, 2021 FC 1239, granting the motion of Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) and setting aside in part the order of the Case Management Judge (CMJ) that struck TRREB’s copyright infringement claims without leave to amend.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/federal-court-of-canada-reverses-order-striking-toronto-regional-real-estate-board%E2%80%99s

OSFI Launches Consultation on Draft Technology and Cyber Risk Management Guideline OSFI Launches Consultation on Draft Technology and Cyber Risk Management Guideline

Cybersecurity
November 24, 2021November 24, 20212021-11-24
On November 9, 2021, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) launched a public consultation on Draft Guideline B‑13: Technology and Cyber Risk Management (the Guideline). It applies to federally regulated financial institutions (FRFIs) and addresses OSFI’s expectations in relation to technology and cyber risks.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/osfi-launches-consultation-on-draft-technology-and-cyber-risk-management-guideline

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner Finds Clearview AI Breached Australians’ Privacy Office of the Australian Information Commissioner Finds Clearview AI Breached Australians’ Privacy

Privacy
November 24, 2021November 24, 20212021-11-24
On November 3, 2021, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) announced that Clearview AI, Inc. was found to have breached Australians’ privacy by scraping citizens’ biometric information and disclosing it through a facial recognition tool.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/office-of-australian-information-commissioner-finds-clearview-ai-breached-australians%E2%80%99

Office Of The Privacy Commissioner of Canada Releases Observations Following Global Initiative On Privacy Expectations For Video Teleconferencing Companies Office Of The Privacy Commissioner of Canada Releases Observations Following Global Initiative On Privacy...

Privacy
November 10, 2021November 10, 20212021-11-10
On October 27, 2021, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the OPC) released observations following a series of international engagements between data protection and privacy authorities around the world and four of the biggest video teleconferencing (VTC) companies: Microsoft, Cisco, Zoom, and Google (the Organizations).
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/office-of-privacy-commissioner-of-canada-releases-observations-following-global-initiative

Events

October 20, 2021

DWW Partner Richard Austin will moderate a panel discussing Intellectual Property and Drafting Issues: The Non-Artificial Issues in Artificial Intelligence at the 2021 CAN-TECH LAW Annual Conference on October 20th, 2021. 

Join Richard Austin and a panel of experts as they discuss the expanded and evolving uses of artificial intelligence (AI) and explore core developments in the intellectual property and commercial spheres.

The panel will provide key insights on AI legal issues to help you:

October 20, 2021

DWW Associate Jennifer R Davidson will moderate a panel discussing Blockchain and Non-Fungible Tokens in Practice Today: Practical Applications and Legal Issues in Copyright, Finance, Entertainment and More at the 2021 CAN-TECH LAW Annual Conference on October 20th, 2021.

Join Jennifer and a panel of experts to learn about the applications of blockchain and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and to build your expertise in this rapidly developing area.

The panel will discuss: