The following post on the snIP/ITs blog may be of interest to readers of this blog: The Aereo Decision – Canadian Content? On June 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision in American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. et al v. Aereo, Inc. that Aereo’s Internet retransmission service infringes copyright. McCarthy Tétrault played a small… → Read More
This week, the Supreme Court issued several rulings, and dismissed one application for leave to appeal, in cases likely to be of interest to Canadian businesses and professionals.
As the year draws to a close, we thought it appropriate to look back at the most significant civil appeals of 2012, and to look forward to the appeals in 2013 that are sure to impact Canadian businesses and professions. In this year-end post – the first of a special two-part series – Canadian Appeals… → Read More
In an eagerly anticipated decision, the Federal Court of Appeal has allowed in part Imperial Tobacco’s unique infringement lawsuit against Philip Morris in the Marlboro Canada Ltd. v. Philip Morris Products S.A. decision. This lawsuit involved the first cigarette package in the world that bore no brand name, with the plaintiff claiming instead that the… → Read More