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A First Reading Of Bill C-86 Introduces A Number Of Amendments To The Patent Act, Copyright Act And Trademarks Act
Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act (the "Bill"), received its first reading in the House of Commons on October 29, 2018. Among other things, the Bill implements Canada's Intellectual Property,
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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Notice Or Norwich: Who Foots The Bill For Identifying Online Infringers?
The famous New Yorker cartoon goes, "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog."
Canada
19 Sep 2018
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The Revolution Will Be Blockchained: Blockchains And The Future Of Digital Music
Some technological revolutions come suddenly, others come slowly, but this one is coming in regimented ten minute updates to a distributed public ledger.
Canada
9 Jun 2017
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Supreme Court's First Decision Of 2017: Striking Section 24(1) Charter Damages Claim Against A Regulator
In Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator,1 the Supreme Court of Canada was faced with the novel question of whether monetary damages could be awarded under section 24(1)...
Canada
24 Jan 2017
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Supreme Court Fine-Tunes Technological Neutrality
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. v. SODRAC 2003 Inc., 2015 SCC 57 (CBC v. SODRAC), the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the importance of technological neutrality first espoused by the Supreme Court...
Canada
9 Dec 2015
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Upswing In Oral Hearings At The Supreme Court Of Canada On Applications For Leave To Appeal
The vast majority of applications for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada are heard in writing.
Canada
4 Dec 2015
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Supreme Court Refines The Test For Damages For Non-Disclosure: Henry V. British Columbia (Attorney General)
This decision deals with the issue of whether a person who was wrongfully convicted due to a breach of his constitutional rights can claim Charter damages based on the negligent conduct of the Crown Attorney.
Canada
11 May 2015
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The SCC Rules Against Prayer At City Council Meetings
On April 15, 2015, in Mouvement laïque québécois, et al v. City of Saguenay, et al, 2015 SCC 16, the Supreme Court of Canada ended a lengthy judicial dispute that centered on private faith and state secularism in Québec.
Canada
22 Apr 2015
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Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Firearm Infractions: A Cruel And Unusual Punishment
On April 14, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in R v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15.
Canada
21 Apr 2015
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The Long-Gun Registry And Co-Operative Federalism
In a 5-4 decision, the Court held that the Québec government has no right to access the long-gun registry information.
Canada
15 Apr 2015
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Federal Court: SOCAN’s Members To Retain Royalties Paid For Use Of Ringtones And Ringbacks
The Federal Court recently released its decision on a motion to determine questions of law arising out of an action by a group of mobile service providers.
Canada
14 Apr 2015
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Supreme Court Remands "Mr. Big" Case To B.C. Court Of Appeal
On Feb. 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada remanded a case involving a "Mr. Big" confession back to the Court of Appeal of British Columbia for reconsideration in accordance with R v. Hart, 2014 SCC 52.
Canada
20 Mar 2015
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Mr. Big: Reliability And Admissibility In Hart And Mack
The Supreme Court of Canada recently considered the issue of so-called "Mr. Big" confessions.
Canada
15 Oct 2014
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Copyright Modernization Act Proclaimed In Force
On November 7, 2012, the Governor General in Council proclaimed into force the majority of the Copyright Modernization Act, which was given Royal Assent June 29.
Canada
14 Nov 2012
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PMPRB Confirms Jurisdiction Over Generic Manufacturers
The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) recently released its decision in a proceeding against Sandoz Canada, Inc. (PMPRB-10-D2-SANDOZ).
Canada
 
22 Oct 2012
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Teva Seeks Judicial Review Of PMPRB Decision On Copaxone
Teva Canada Innovation has sought judicial review, in Federal Court, of the PMPRB’s most recent decision regarding Teva’s drug COPAXONE, used to treat multiple sclerosis.
Canada
23 Apr 2012
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PMPRB Rules That Generic Drug Company Must Report Sales And Pricing Information
In a decision of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, released June 30, 2011, the Board decided that generic drug companies who sell patented products through agreements with a patentee are required to report sales and pricing information.
Canada
28 Jul 2011
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Copyright Year In Review, 2010
This past year saw several developments in copyright law, but the tabling of Bill C-32 has the potential to change the face of copyright in Canada.
Canada
18 Mar 2011
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