Mondaq Canada: Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment
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.
Gowling WLG
The Québec government announced yesterday, Nov. 3, that the legislative amendments to the Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business, which are aimed at ensuring the visibility of the French language...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Below is an excerpt from John McKeown's November 2016 Monthly IP Bulletin.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In the first case considered by the appointed members of the CRTC under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL), the Commission has significantly reduced the size of the penalty previously issued by staff...
Gowling WLG
Marketing and advertising is an ever more regulated area which is increasing compliance risk and exposure for businesses.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Last August, as part of a rebrand, Cogeco renamed its Internet packages "UltraFibre" and implemented a new homepage for its website...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Although CASL has been in force since July 1, 2014, the CRTC has conducted its investigations and levied its penalties in a generally non-public manner.
Dentons
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its first Compliance and Enforcement Decision* under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL).
Gowling WLG
Advertising Standards Canada (ASC), in consultation with Health Canada, has published Draft 2016 Consumer Advertising Guidelines for Marketed Health Products (the Guidelines).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Under Clause 14 of the Code, advertisers are expressly prohibited from condoning any form of personal discrimination in their ads.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
ASC's Code, first published in 1963, has been revised throughout the years in order to address trends in advertising.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In Pollard Banknote Limited v BABN Technologies Corp, the Canadian Federal Court put a spotlight on the risks created by Canada's rule against file wrapper estoppel in claim construction.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Plus tôt ce mois-ci, l'organisme Les normes canadiennes de publicité (« NCP ») a révisé son Code canadien des normes de la publicité (le « Code »).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In less than nine months, on July 1, 2017, persons affected by a contravention of Canada's anti-spam legislation will be able to invoke a private right of action to sue for compensation and potentially substantial statutory damages.
Gowling WLG
More than ever before, legal and marketing teams must work together to navigate a social media sphere that is littered with legal landmines.
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Aird & Berlis LLP
It seems that a week cannot go by without the news reporting on a seemingly private or embarrassing event that has gone public.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On October 4, 2016, the Competition Bureau published a report assessing the effect of advertising restrictions on the health care marketplace.
Torkin Manes LLP
It's fair to say that while cloud computing offers numerous advantages to organizations, it also exposes them to unique risks.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Due to regulations by provincial governments and professional bodies, Canadian health care professionals face significant restrictions on how they are permitted to advertise their services in the marketplace.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In less than nine months, on July 1, 2017, persons affected by a contravention of Canada's anti-spam legislation will be able to invoke a private right of action to sue for compensation and potentially substantial statutory damages.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Le 22 septembre 2016, Yahoo Inc., en pleine négociation d'une opération de 4,8 milliards de dollars visant la vente de ses activités principales à Verizon Communications Inc., a révélé que certaines données de comptes d'utilisateurs, notamment des noms, des adresses électroniques, des dates de naissance et des mots de passe, avaient été récupérées illicitement à partir d'au moins 500 millions de comptes Yahoo en 20141.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Plain packaging for tobacco products may soon be implemented in Canada.
Field LLP
It's not often that our little blog intersects with such titanic struggles as the U.S. presidential race – and by using the term "titanic" I certainly don't mean to suggest that anything disastrous is in the future.
Lerners
Over the past number of years, Canadian businesses have been busy bringing themselves into compliance with Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
Howie, Sacks & Henry
The Canadian Concussion Centre explains that a "concussion is a brain injury caused by a swirling movement of the brain within the skull, either by a direct blow to the head or body, or by a whiplash effect."
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