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The Tiger In The Jungle: A Tribute To Neil Finkelstein
On June 12, 2018, the Canadian legal community lost an icon of the litigation bar with the passing of Neil Richard Finkelstein.
Canada
11 Sep 2018
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Enforcement Remedy Crafted By Ontario Court To Foil "Shell Game" Tactics
These tools should be considered by parties seeking enforcement in Ontario.
Canada
24 Apr 2017
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Seven Practical Lessons From CRTC's First CASL Enforcement Decision
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.
Canada
7 Nov 2016
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Reining In The Cable Killers: Federal Court Orders Crackdown On TV Set-Top Boxes With Copyright-Infringing Applications
On June 1, 2016, the Federal Court granted an interlocutory injunction against retailers of television set-top boxes with pre-loaded applications that permit the unauthorized streaming and downloading of copyrighted content.
Canada
7 Jul 2016
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Federal Agency Sanctioned For Private Company's Actions (Or, Why There's One Less Reality TV Show On Tonight)
The media has recently reported that the hit reality television series, Border Security: Canada's Front Line, will not be returning for a fourth season after the OPC recommended that the CBSA end its participation in the program.
Canada
6 Jul 2016
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From Broadcasting To Telecommunications And Everything In Between: Reflections On The Recent New Developments In Communications Law And Policy Conference
This conference is always a stimulating and fascinating opportunity to share thoughts with colleagues in the Canadian communications sector.
Canada
20 May 2016
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The Aereo Decision – Canadian Content?
Careful observers of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo may have detected a small Canadian flavour in the majority’s reasoning.
Canada
1 Jul 2014
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Copyright Law – Year in Review
While 2013 was not a seminal year for Canadian copyright cases when compared to 2012, there were certainly some memorable decisions which provide a worthwhile read by any standards.
Canada
26 Feb 2014
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"Idea Theft" Lawsuits Gain New Life In United States
In a case with several important echoes to Canadian appellate law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has revived the actor’s Hayden Christensen’s "idea theft" lawsuit.
Canada
12 Jul 2012
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Intellectual Property — Copyright - When Do Broadcasters Reproduce Works? The Copyright Board Clarifies the Law in the Commercial Radio Tariff Case
The Copyright Board recently released its reasons in the Commercial Radio Tariff case, making a number of important statements about what constitutes a "reproduction" for the purposes of the Copyright Act.
Canada
14 Nov 2010
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UK Parliament Introduces Digital Economy Bill, Maps Out Graduated-Response Regime
The United Kingdom Parliament has introduced the UK Digital Economy Bill, which proposes wide-scale changes to a number of British laws including copyright, domain names, digital radio and television, and wireless spectrum laws.
Canada
26 Feb 2010
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CRTC New Media Policy Released
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, or Commission) has issued a decision in its year-long consultation on audiovisual material delivered in Canada using the Internet or an on-demand mobile platform.
Canada
24 Jun 2009
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Recent Developments In Canadian Communications Law And Policy
In the telecommunications and broadcasting sector, a number of significant developments recently occurred, including several important decisions by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the announcement of hearings on new media and traffic-shaping, and the introduction of new rules on essential services and telemarketing.
Canada
12 Sep 2008
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Competition Policy Review Panel
In July 2007, the Canadian government appointed the Competition Policy Review Panel, chaired by former telecom industry executive L.R. (Red) Wilson, to review key elements of Canada’s competition and investment policies to ensure they are working effectively.
Canada
4 Jul 2008
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CRTC To Look At Broadcasting In New Media
On May 15, 2008, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued a public notice indicating that it would be commencing a proceeding later this year to examine broadcasting delivered and accessed over the Internet and over mobile devices.
Canada
2 Jul 2008
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Canada Launches AWS Auction
Canada’s Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) Spectrum Auction commenced on May 27, 2008, with twenty-seven qualified bidders participating.
Canada
1 Jul 2008
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CRTC Allows Foreign Investors To Acquire Large Stakes In Canadian Broadcasting Companies – Despite Canadian Ownership And Control Restrictions
Canada imposes Canadian ownership and control requirements on Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications companies.
Canada
30 Jun 2008
18
Six Questions: Sex, Tax and Bill C-10
In February 2008, members of the Canadian film and TV industry publicly denounced amendments to the Income Tax Act contained in Bill C-10, labeling them "censorship."
Canada
6 Jun 2008
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Canada Announces Policy Framework For The Auction Of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) Radio Spectrum
On November 28, 2007, Industry Minister Jim Prentice announced the policy framework for the auction in May 2008 of AWS spectrum in the 1.7/2.1 gigahertz (GHz) bands
Canada
6 Dec 2007
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Telecommunications - Recent Developments Of Importance
Telecommunications Policy Review Panel Charts a New Course for Canadian Telecommunications
Canada
4 Jul 2006
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