Blurring the Lines of Music Infringement Law

March 23, 2015
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The recent music infringement lawsuit between the Marvin Gaye estate vs Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over the songs Got to Give It Up (by Gaye) and Blurred Lines (by Thicke/Williams) does exactly this. As a result, I thought it would be interesting to present my commentary from all three of these perspectives, separately..

Trademark Protection

February 22, 2015
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A trade-mark is a word, a symbol, a design (or a combination of these features), used to distinguish the wares or services of one person or organization from those of others in the marketplace. In other words, it is legal and business tool that allows you to have a unique identity in the marketplace.

Practice Areas

April 19, 2014
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A full list of our practice areas across Corporate, Business, Entertainment, Media, Sports, Dispute Resolution, Estate Planning and Intellectual Property..

Canada Media Fund (CMF)

April 29, 2010

The Canada Media Fund is a not-for-profit corporation that supports content creation for television and other digital platforms. This year, the CMF will deliver 350M$ in funding. Through the Experimental Stream, the CMF will encourage the development of leading-edge, interactive, digital media content and software applications. [read more..]

B.C. Boosts Film Production Tax Credits

February 4, 2010

ebruary 4, 2010 - VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government announced Wednesday changes to the provincial tax credit system that gives the video game industry its first major tax credit and sweetens B.C.'s labour tax credit for the film and television industry.[read more..]