This morning at 9:45am, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered it’s judgements in five major copyright cases. These judgements will shape Canada’s copyright law for many years to come. The cases are:
- Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Bell Canada, 2012 SCC 36 (July 12, 2012)
- Rogers Communications Inc. v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, 2012 SCC 35 (July 12, 2012)
- Re:Sound v. Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada, 2012 SCC 38 (July 12, 2012)
- Entertainment Software Association v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, 2012 SCC 34 (July 12, 2012)
- Alberta (Education) v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), 2012 SCC 37 (July 12, 2012)
IP Osgoode would like to congratulate our very own Professors David Vaver, Giuseppina D’Agostino and Carys Craig, who were all cited in the decisions.
Later today, IP Osgoode will be posting an analysis of today’s judgements. Also, stay tuned next week when we will be featuring a new post each day with an in-depth analysis of one of the decisions.