Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2010-2011)

June 15th, 2011 by Barry Sookman Leave a reply »

Here are the slides used in my presentation to the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group earlier today, The Year in Review: Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2010-2011). It covers significant developements since my talk last spring.

The slides include a summary of the following cases and statutory materials:

Privacy:

Cite Cards Canada Inc. v. Pleasance, 2011 ONCA 3

Leon’s Furniture Limited v. Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2011 ABCA 94

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Privacy Commissioner of Canada, 2010 FC 736

Nammo v. TransUnion of Canada Inc., 2010 FC 1284

Randall v. Nubodys Fitness Centres, 2010 FC 681

Stevens v. SNF Maritime Metal Inc., 2010 FC 1137

Vancouver (City) v Ward, 2010 SCC 27

Hannaford Bros. Co. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation 4 A.3d 492 (Sup, Ct. Me. 2010)

Paul v Providence Health System 240 P.3d 1110 (2010)

Doe 1 v. AOL LLC 719 F.Supp.2d 1102 (N.D.Cal. 2010)

LaCourt v. Specific Media, Inc. 2011 WL 1661532 (C.D.Cal. Apr. 28, 2011)

Claridge v. RockYou, Inc.  2011 WL 1361588 (N.D.cal. Apr. 11, 2011)

Jones v. Tsige, 2011 ONSC 1475

CTB v. News Group Newspapers Ltd & Anor [2011] EWHC 1326 (QB)

City of Ontario, Cal. v. Quon, 130 S. Ct. 2619

R. v. Cole, 2011 ONCA 218

U.S. v. Warshak 631 F.3d 266 (6th Cir. 2010)

FCC v. AT&T INC., 562 US__ (2011)

Holmes v. Petrovich Development Co. 191 Cal. App. 4th 1047

Bigstone v. St. Pierre, 2011 SKCA 34

Mosley v. UK (EU Ct. Human Rights) (10 May 2011)

Sparks v. Dubé, 2011 NBQB 40

Warman v. Wilkins-Fournier, 2011 ONSC 3023

Contracts and Electronic Agreements:

Seidel v. TELUS Communications Inc., 2011 SCC 15

AT&T Mobility LLC v. Conception, 2011 WL 1561956 (U.S. Sup. Ct. 2011)

Evans v. Linden Research, Inc., 2011 WL 339212 (E.D.Pa. 2011)

St-Arnaud v. Facebook Inc., 2011 QCCS 1506

Grosvenor v. Qwest Communications Intern., Inc., 2010 WL 3906253 (D. Colo. 2010)

Hoffman v. Supplements Togo Management, LLC, 2011 WL 1885675 (N.J.Super.A.D. 2011)

Roling v. E*Trade Securities, LLC, 756 F. Supp. 2d 1179 (N.D. Cal. 2010)

Patco Const. Co., Inc. v. People’s United Bank, 2011 WL 2174507 (D.Me. May 27, 2011)

Harold H. Huggins Realty, Inc. v. FNC, Inc., 575 F.Supp. 2d 696, 708 (D.Md. 2008) 

U.S. v. Nosal 2011 WL 1585600 (9th. Cir. Apr 28, 2011)

United Stats v. Rodriguez, 628 F. 3d 1258, (11th Cir. 2010)

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc. 2010 WL 3291750 (N.D.cal.2010)

Naldi v. Grunberg, 908 N.Y.S.2d 639 (N.Y.A.D. 2010)

Golden Ocean Group Ltd. v Salgaocar Mining Industries PVT Ltd. & Anor [2011] EWHC 56 (Comm) (21 January 2011) 

Barwick v. Government Employee Ins. Co., Inc. 2011 Ark. 128 (Sup. Ct. Ark. 2011)

Distinct Fortune Ltd. v. Hyndland Investment Co. Ltd. [2010] HKEC 2013

Yazdani v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2010 FC 885

Contract and License Issues:

De Beers UK Ltd. v. Atos Origin It Services UK Ltd. [2010] EWHC 3276 (16 December 2010) 

Vernor v. Autodesk, Inc. 621 F.3d 1102 (9th Cir. 2010)

MDY Industries, LLC v Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. 2010 WL 5141269 (9th.Cir. 2010)

London Borough of Southwark v. IBM UK Ltd. [2011] EWHC 549 (17 March 2011) 

Agence France Presse v. Morel, 2011 WL 147718 (S.D.N.Y.2011)

Baidu, Inc. v. Register.com, Inc., 2010 WL 2900313 (S.D.N.Y.2010)

Facebook, Inc. v. Pacific NorthWest Software, Inc., 2011 WL 1843509 (9th Cir. 2011)

Patents and Trade-marks

Amazon.com, Inc. v. Attonrey General of Canada, 2010 FC 1011

Microsoft Crop. V I4I Limited Partnership 564 U.S. __ (2011)

Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A., 563 U.S. __ (2011)

Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., 563 U.S. ___(2011)

Rosetta Stone Ltd. v. Google Inc., 730 F. Supp. 2d 531 (E.D. Vir. 2010)

Jurin v Google Inc., 2011 WL 572300 (E.D.Cal.2011)

Private Career Training Institutions Agency v. Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc., 2010 BCSC 765 

Network Automation Inc. v Advanced Systems Concepts Inc, 638 F.3d 1137 (9th.Cir.2011)

Microsoft Corp. v. Shah, 2011 WL 108954 (W.D.Wash. 2011)

Masterpiece Inc. v. Alavida Lifestyles Inc., 2011 SCC 27

Copyright:

Sirius Canada Inc. v. CMRRA/SODRAC, 2010 FCA 348

Harmony Consulting Ltd. v. G.A. Foss Transport Ltd., 2011 FC 340

Telstra Corporation Limited v. Phone Directories Company Pty Ltd. [2010] FCAFC 149 (15 December 2010)

Acohs Pty Ltd. v. Ucorp Pty Ltd. [2010] FCA 577 (10 June 2010)

Roadshow Films Pty Ltd. v  iiNet Limited, [2011] FCAFC 23

REFERENCE for a preliminary ruling from the Nejvyšší správní soud (Czech Republic) ECJ 22 December, 2010

SAS Institute Inc. v. World Programming Ltd. [2010] EWHC 1829 (Ch) (23 July 2010) 

SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd [2010] EWHC 3012 (Ch) (22 November 2010) 

The Newspaper Licensing Agency Ltd. v. Meltwater Holding BV [2010] EWHC 3099 (Ch) (26 November 2010) 

La société Des Auteurs des Arts Visuels et de L’image Fixe Visual Auteurs (SAIF) v. Google France  S.A.R.L. and Google Inc., Paris Court of Appeal, Jan. 26, 2011

Google v Copiepresse et al, Brussels Court of Appeal (9th Chamber) May 5, 2011

Media C.A.T. Ltd. v. A [2010] EWPCC 17 (01 December 2010) 

The Authors Guild et al v. Google Inc.  2011 WL 986049 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)

US v. ASCAP, 2010 WL 3749292 (2nd. Cir. Sept. 28, 2010)

Kernal Records Oy v. Mosley,  2011 WL 2223422 (S.D.Fla. Jun. 7, 2011)

Seng-Tiong Ho v. Taflove, 2011 WL 2175878 (7th.Cir, 2011)

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