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Copyright Infringement Cases 2019

Most copyright infringement cases are filed in the Federal Court of Canada. Some are also filed in provincial Superior Courts and Small Claims Courts.

The SOCAN cases are mostly against bars and restaurants that fail to buy a SOCAN license for public performance. Most of these cases settle or result in default judgments for a lot more than what a SOCAN license would cost.

Copyright Infringement Cases: Decisions in 2019

T-2022-13 Pyrrha Design Inc. v. Plum and Posey Inc., 2019 FC 129
These are the Reasons for Judgment dismissing the Plaintiff’s claim for copyright infringement in respect of nine (9) pieces of jewellery.

Table of Copyright Infringement Cases Filed in 2019 in Federal Court

File No. Case Name
T-111-19 RE:SOUND v. 1568383 ONATARIO INC.
T-112-19 GOUBULI GROUP CO., LTD. v. QIANG ZHANG
T-134-19SOCAN v. SPADE BAR & LOUNGE INC
T-142-19 TRIMBLE SOLUTIONS CORP. and other v. MIRAGE STEEL LTD and other
T-168-19SOCAN v. SHAKERS ROADHOUSE LTD c.o.b as SHAKERS ROADHOUSE
T-169-19 SOCAN v. BANO INC AND OTHERS
T-178-19BODYGUARD PRODUCTIONS, INC. v. RODERICK NEPOMUCENO
T-192-19 TIMELAPSE ARCHIVE INC. v. GTA RESTORATION GROUP INC.
T-203-19 LES PROMOTIONS SPORTSCENE INC. c. 6121608 CANADA INC. et al.
T-213-19MASTERFILE CORPORATION v. ELIGIBLE INC.

Table of Copyright Infringement Cases in the Federal Court of Appeal

File No.Copyright Infringement Case Name
A-259-17 YORK UNIVERSITY v. THE CANADIAN COPYRIGHT LICENSING AGENCY
A-45-19 Bell Canada et al. v. Copyright collective of Canada et al.
A-47-19COPYRIGHT COLLECTIVE OF CANADA ET AL v. BELL CANADA ET AL
A-98-19Pyrrha Design Inc. v. Plum and Posey Inc.