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By Kevin Sartorio, Gurk Singh, Jasleen Chahal, Shannon Uhera
The Federal Court awarded Nintendo $12.76 million in statutory and punitive damages against Go Cyber Shopping for circumvention of technological protection measures ("TPMs") and copyright infringement.
By Olivia Lifman
Starting April 30, 2018, Ontario landlords leasing private residential rental units must use a new standard form of lease (the "New Form").
By George Sevier
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018, and it will see the implementation of tighter controls on the collection, processing, storage and making available of personal data.
By Ashley Pigott, Cathy Moore
On 16 March 2018, the CA handed down a decision in the case of Jean-Francois Clin v Walter Lilly & Co Ltd (2018) confirming that a term should be implied into a JCT form of contract providing for an obligation by...
By Samantha Holland, Susannah Fink, Teresa Edwards
This was confirmed by the Court of Appeal in its most recent decision on contractual interpretation.
By Gordon Harris, Kate Swaine, Nick Cunningham, Ailsa Carter
It would seem to buy some time for the participating countries to resolve the legal complexities.
By Gowling WLG
In 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued 19 decisions primarily focused on trade marks. Here, I summarise the most interesting of them.
By Belinda Bain, Olivia Lifman
On March 6, 2018, Ontario passed a law that aims to prevent and manage concussions in amateur competitive sports. Bill 193: Rowan's Law (Concussion Safety), 2018—known as Rowan's Law...
By Jason Coates, Christopher Stiles, Joanne Tibbott
From April 2018, it will be possible to bulk transfer pure defined contribution (DC) rights without member consent to an authorised master trust or to another DC ...
By John Coldham
In an important step for design right owners, the United Kingdom has completed its ratification of the 'Hague Agreement' concerning the registration of industrial designs.
By Ian Mondrow
On February 21st, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) posted its Implementation Plan for the Ontario government's Long Term Energy Plan.
By Daniel Wood, Clark Sargent, Cathy Moore
In this article, we cover the basics of contractual interpretation, address common queries and explain what you can do to protect your position.
By Helen Davenport, Jane Bates
In August 2017, the Department for Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport issued a public consultation on its plans to implement the Network and Information Systems Directive into UK legislation by 9 May 2018.
By Paul M. Murphy
On February 22, 2018, Gowling WLG's Paul Murphy (Managing Director, Energy) interviewed U.S. environmental pioneer Michael Shellenberger at the firm's Ottawa office.
By John Coldham
The EU designs regime establishes two parallel registered designs systems in Europe, by which it is possible to obtain unitary protection covering the geographical area of the EU and/...
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