Yesterday, I gave a talk at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s 18h Annual Intellectual Property Law: The Year in Review program. My talk canvassed developments in copyright in Canada, the US and UK in 2013. My slides are shown below. The associated paper prepared in collaboration with Glen Bloom, with the help of others, is available here.
The following copyright cases from Canada, the USA, and UK are dealt with in the slides. The paper has additional Canadian cases.
Delta Hotels v. Backus-Naur et al., 2013 ONSC 582
Manitoba v. Access Copyright, 2013 FCA 91
Nautical Data International, Inc. v. C-Map USA Inc., 2013 FCA 63
Pinto v. Bronfman Jewish Education Centre, 2013 FC 945
Agence France Presse v. Morel, 106 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1192 (S.D.N.Y.2013)
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v Aereo, Inc. US. Sup. Ct. Docket for 13-461
CARIOU v. Prince, 714 F.3d 694, (2nd.Cir.2013)
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. v. Fung, 710 F.3d 1020 (9th Cir. 2013)
Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. Hotfile Corp. 2013 WL 6336286 (S.D.Fla.,2013)
Hobbs v. (Elton) John, 722 F. 3d 1089 (7th.Cir.2013)
Klinger v Conan Doyle Estate, Ltd No. 13 C 1226 (N.D.Ill.2013)
Righthaven LLC v Hoehn 2013 WL 1908876 (9th.Cir.May 9, 2013) Selzer v Green Day, Inc. 725 F.3d 1170 (9th.Cir. 2013)
The Associated Press v. Meltwater U.S. Holdings, Inc (S.D.N.Y, March 21, 2013)
The Authors Guild, Inc. v Google Inc. 2013 WL 6017130 (S.D.N.Y. Nov.14, 2013)
B4U Network (Europe) Ltd v Performing Right Society Ltd  EWCA Civ 1236 (16 October 2013)
Public Relations Consultants Association Ltd v The Newspaper Licensing Agency Ltd & Ors  UKSC 18 (17 April 2013)
Orr-Adams (t/a Applied Concrete Systems, A Partnership) v Bailey  EWPCC 30 (12 Jun. 2013)
SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd  EWCA Civ 1482 (21 November 2013)
My slides from last year’s talk are available here.