Mondaq Canada: Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment
Torys LLP
Should technology companies be legally responsible for policing the global Internet to enforce the laws of any one country?*
Bennett Jones LLP
On July 1st, 2017, organizations communicating electronically under Canada's Anti-Spam Law will lose the benefit of the transitional provisions...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Brand extensions are closely related to brand equity. The equity of the brand is leveraged by extending the brand to additional wares and services or expansion into new geographical markets.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
During 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") issued important guidance for compliance with Canada's anti-spam legislation and took significant steps to enforce...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In the first of four videos from the Canadian Lawyer InHouse View 2017 series, Katie Jamieson, general counsel & corporate secretary at Vancouver-based Herschel Supply Co., discusses...
Dentons
Canada's Anti-Spam Law came into force on July 1, 2014. Since then, all eyes have been on the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for decisions concerning CASL violations.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Since 1997, Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) has been responsible for preclearing consumer directed advertising of non-prescription drugs.
McMillan LLP
In his November 2015 mandate letter, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tasked the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health with, among other things, introducing restrictions on the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children, ..
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
It can be very difficult to choose a brand name for a new product or business. There are both creative business considerations as well as legal issues.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Who has the onus of establishing whether or not a license has been granted? If the license is oral, how is the "applicable law" established and under which jurisdiction?
Field LLP
Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., et al., the long-running case involving a court's ability to restrict online search results, and Google's obligations to restrict search results has finally reached the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC).
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Rules provide that where a non-French-language trademark is displayed outside or is attached to a building or premises, "sufficient presence of French" must be ensured at the same site.
McMillan LLP
The questionnaire builds on the CFIA's prior phases of engagement in connection with the Food Labelling Modernization initiative.
McMillan LLP
Thus, from a marketing perspective, this year's Grey Cup represented a significant opportunity for Canadian businesses to increase the exposure of their brands to consumers.
Miller Thomson LLP
On November 3, 2016, the Quebec government declared the coming into force of changes to signage laws under the Charter of the French Language and its Regulation respecting the language of commerce...
Bennett Jones LLP
Last month's announcement by Burford Capital Limited that it would provide $45 million in litigation financing to an FTSE 20 company, namely British Telecom, signals a significant change in the market.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Although CASL has been in force since July 1, 2014, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission has conducted its investigations and levied its penalties in a generally non-public manner.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Pursuant to these amendments, a trade mark displayed outside a building only in a language other than French will now request a sufficient presence of French.
Gowling WLG
With a well-educated population, a vibrant media industry, and relatively clear regulations related to advertising and promotions, Canadians produce some of the best advertising creative in the world.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In a press release yesterday, the Québec Government announced that the proposed amendments to the Regulations under the Charter of the French Language will come into force on November 24, 2016.
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Aird & Berlis LLP
In Canada, there is no single regulator that sets standards for mobile payments – the sector is governed by a patchwork of legislation.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Since 1997, Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) has been responsible for preclearing consumer directed advertising of non-prescription drugs.
Torkin Manes LLP
Something extraordinary recently happened in the U.K., and I am not talking about Brexit. On Nov. 29, following passage by Parliament, Her Majesty the Queen signed into law the Investigatory Powers Bill.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
At the end of November, the new National Hockey League franchise awarded to Las Vegas unveiled, along with a logo, that the team would be named the "Vegas Golden Knights".
Bennett Jones LLP
Cybersecurity attacks through the use of ransomware are an increasing threat to Canadian businesses. Ransomware is a malicious software that is secretly installed on a target's computer...
Dale & Lessmann LLP
As we enter the home stretch of 2016, there are a number of significant legal developments to be aware of which will impact the Canadian franchise industry, either to close out the year, . . .
McMillan LLP
In an effort to make it easier for Canadians to choose more nutritious foods and drinks, Health Canada recently revealed its new long-term healthy eating strategy.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
It is well-known that employees have certain legal obligations to their employer with respect to the content of their social media profiles.
Field LLP
Ever wanted to remove something after it had been swallowed up in the gaping maw of the internet? Then you will relate to this story about an individual's struggle to have certain content deleted from the self-appointed memory banks of the web.
Dentons
Canada's Anti-Spam Law came into force on July 1, 2014. Since then, all eyes have been on the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for decisions concerning CASL violations.
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