Day: July 23, 2012

Supreme Court decisions to affect future Copyright Board casesSupreme Court decisions to affect future Copyright Board cases



The five copyright decisions released by the Supreme Court of Canada just over a week ago are bound to influence copyright cases for a long time. Nowhere is this more likely than in future proceedings before the Copyright Board which was the source of all of the appeals in the first instance.

The Supreme Court decisions will clearly be relevant in follow on tariffs to those that were the subject of the appeals such as SOCAN Tariff 22.A (online music services) and Tariff 22G (game sites) and the Access Copyright Educational Institutions tariff.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-07-23Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-07-23