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The Ins and Outs of Canadian Copyright: Movies and the real and substantial connection test

Fasken
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A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice sheds some light on the application of the “real and substantial connection test” under Canadian copyright law where alleged infringement takes place across geographic borders. In Pourshian v. Walt Disney Company, an Ontario court allowed an action for copyright infringement to proceed against three Walt Disney Company related entities based on a movie distributed through … Continue reading The Ins and Outs of Canadian Copyright: Movies and the real and substantial connection test »

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