Yesterday the Supreme Court denied CSI’s motion for leave to appeal in the CSI v Canadian Satellite Radio Inc. case. The result leaves standing the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Sirius Canada Inc. v. CMRRA/SODRAC Inc., 2010 FCA 348. This decision dismissed two judicial review applications from the Copyright Board’s decision released in April, 2009.
The decision of the Federal Court of Appeal contained several important copyright rulings. In particular the Court ruled that:
- When an entity provides a service for use with its own designed and manufactured devices e.g.,