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The Aird & Berlis Spotlight Blog provides timely, insightful and legal commentary on what's happening in the sports, media, entertainment and technology industries. We also keep you informed about the latest data security/privacy and intellectual property issues.
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World Intellectual Property Day 2022
Apr 27, 2022
Aird & McBurney and Aird & Berlis are proud to celebrate World IP Day 2022.
Ghost in the Well: Court Expunges Registration of a Competitor’s Trademark
Apr 13, 2022
While the concept of “bad faith” has percolated in Canadian trademark law for some time, the Fede...
While the concept of “bad faith” has percolated in Canadian trademark law for some time, the Federal Court’s recent decision in Advanced Purification Engineering Corporation (APEC Water Systems) v. iSpring Water Systems, LLC, 2022 FC 388 is one of the first to consider the scope of this now codif...
Your Song Was Handmade For Somebody Like Me: Court Clears Ed Sheeran of Copyright Infringement in Shape of You
Apr 07, 2022
Ed Sheeran, along with the other Shape of You songwriters, brought a claim in the High Court of J...
Ed Sheeran, along with the other Shape of You songwriters, brought a claim in the High Court of Justice in London, England, seeking a declaration that they did not infringe Sami Chokri’s copyright in Oh Why. Acknowledging the importance of songwriters being able to clear their names from accusati...
Gaming Moves Forward: Ontario Launches New iGaming Framework and Sports Betting Expands
Peter K. Czegledy
Apr 04, 2022
April 4, 2022, is the date that two important Canadian gaming legislative and regulatory changes ...
April 4, 2022, is the date that two important Canadian gaming legislative and regulatory changes – each years in the making – come to fruition. Firstly, Canadian sports fans nationwide are now able to make bets on single events. And secondly, a Canadian province has opened up regulated online gam...
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