Mondaq Canada: Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This post is directed to entrepreneurs and developers who are building platforms incorporating features of social media networks, or building their own social media technologies, regarding design protection requirements in Canada.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With the proliferation of so-called "fake news", companies are starting to rely on third party organizations to perform a "fact checking" function in order to distinguish between legitimate news and fake news.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Trader v CarGurus, 2017 ONSC 1841 (CanLII), the Ontario Court of Justice has opined on a number of points arising out of the 2012 copyright amendments introduced by the Copyright Modernization Act.
Gowling WLG
As we previously reported, the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015 came into force on January 1, 2017.
Crowe Soberman LLP
The Pew Research Centre began tracking social media usage in 2005. In that year, 7% of adults were regularly using social media. A decade later, 65% of adults are active social media users.
Gowling WLG
A radical shift in the way food is permitted to be marketed to children is currently in the works in Canada.
Bennett Jones LLP
There are few businesses who would disagree that Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) is complex and can be confusing.
Goodmans LLP
Negotiating hotel management agreements on behalf of Hotel Owners and Hotel Operators has become increasingly complex.
Goodmans LLP
On March 6, 2017, CAVCO issued three public notices regarding eligibility for the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit , one of which is of particular interest to non-Canadian OTT service providers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This paper summarizes selected developments in Canadian Internet law during 2016. Internet law is a vast area that continues to develop rapidly. Reference to current legislation, regulatory policies...
McInnes Cooper
Social media platforms, like Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook and GooglePlus, arguably have more followers and are more closely monitored by market participants than conventional news...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The portion of the Internet that most people generally use is only one of three layers.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On March 9, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators published CSA Staff Notice 51-348 which reports on a study of social media use by reporting issuers and provides guidance for public companies who engage with investors and other stakeholders using those channels.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Ontario is looking to change the province's laws that regulate the secondary ticket market for sporting events, concerts, and other entertainment events.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Co-branding occurs when two brand names are used together at the same time. In the most extreme form of co-branding, two brands are presented together to create synergies and increase consumer demand.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
With relatively little fanfare, on January 17, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued a regulatory policy imposing new direct regulatory obligations...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Initial interest confusion is aimed primarily at regulating the use of keywords in Internet trading, i.e. words typed by a user into the search field of a search engine when looking for specific information...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
Canadian advertising and marketing law can sometimes be reduced to simple rules of thumb such as "tell the truth", "be clear", "play fair" and "get consent".
McLennan Ross LLP
Teacher social media postings continue to make headlines.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A recent UN study reveals that rapid growth of social networks and e-commerce platforms has driven financial inclusion, economic activity and security in practically all countries and in particular China.
Latest Video
Most Popular Recent Articles
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The portion of the Internet that most people generally use is only one of three layers.
Bennett Jones LLP
In this edition of our series on the Task Force's final report "A Framework for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis in Canada" (the "Report") we explore the Task Force's recommendations...
McMillan LLP
The B.C. Supreme Court's recent decision in Pritchard v. Van Nes (2016 BCSC 686) serves not only as a reminder that a poster of defamatory comments on social media can be held liable for the damage caused...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Currently, CASL is enforced jointly by the CRTC, the Competition Bureau, and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This paper summarizes selected developments in Canadian Internet law during 2016. Internet law is a vast area that continues to develop rapidly. Reference to current legislation, regulatory policies...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Subway has announced that it will be suing the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for $210 million after the public broadcaster published a story claiming the sandwich chain's chicken contained only 50% poultry.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The biggest changes to CASL since CASL are on the horizon but the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") just showed us that it still cares about the little things.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 9, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued a Compliance and Enforcement Decision imposing a $15,000 penalty on an individual...
McInnes Cooper
Social media platforms, like Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook and GooglePlus, arguably have more followers and are more closely monitored by market participants than conventional news...
Gowling WLG
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) establishes a highly restrictive regime for the sending of marketing and promotional emails and texts (commercial electronic messages or CEMs).
Article Search Using Filters
Related Topics
Mondaq Advice Centre (MACs)
Popular Authors
Popular Contributors
Up-coming Events Search
Tools
Font Size:
Translation
Channels
Mondaq on Twitter
Partners
In association with