The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has announced that registrants will be able to register.
In September 2011, the British Columbia Supreme Court delivered its decision in Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership v. Rogers Communications Inc. [doing business as Zoocasa Inc.], 2011 BCSC 1196 (Zoocasa).
An eagerly awaited list of applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) was recently revealed, disclosing 1930 applications for a wide variety of potential new gTLDs.
This month marks the 25th year of operations for the .CA domain, Canada’s country-code top-level domain (ccTLD).
The British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner has just released some cloud computing Guidelines for public bodies.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has revised and finalized the Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations which will take effect when Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into force.
The potential advantages of cloud computing are compelling, and will undoubtedly push more businesses, large and small, to consider using cloud services to replace or enhance current computing and application resources.
Software license agreements often specify important rights and obligations that are triggered when the software license ends or that continue to apply after the software license agreement ends.
Software licenses and associated services are usually time-limited and subject to early termination. Customers should understand the term of each software license and associated services and take reasonable precautions to properly exercise renewal rights and avoid early termination.
A software license gives a customer permission to use the licensed software and do other things that might otherwise be an infringement of the software vendor’s rights.
The arrival of 2012 marked the end of a year filled with numerous developments in technology and IP law.
In thinking about preparations for the WTO's critical eighth Ministerial Conference in Geneva in mid-December, we should think about the nature of the WTO, how it has evolved, and take a careful look at the challenges that lie ahead.
The British Columbia Supreme Court recently rendered an important decision regarding the conditions upon which a web user may be bound by a website’s terms and conditions of use.
The days of computing in any box, whether a small box or a large box, are gone. Increasingly, software and the data you need are processed through as a suite of solution oriented services from outside the walls of your enterprise.
Rather than merely presenting hypothetical warnings about what can go terribly wrong with an important software project, it is always far better when an actual case comes along to provide those lessons.
Industry Canada and the CRTC have each released a set of draft Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations aimed at clarifying certain concepts in Canada's new anti-spam law, formerly known as the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (the "Act").
In this class action the plaintiff claimed that the defendant bank had contravened s. 347 of the Criminal Code (charging or receiving interest at a criminal rate) by charging in excess of 60% interest on credit card cash advances.
Gowlings Records Management group offers services permitting the importation of digitized documents into litigation support software so records can be viewed and analyzed by counsel and client from virtually anywhere.
On October 19, 2010, the Export Controls Division of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (ECD) released new information on its policies regarding the application for and granting of permits for the export or transfer of information security goods, software and technology. Canada imposes controls on transfers of these items to all countries other than the United States.
When outsourcing to IT service providers, customers should be aware of the risks posed by their suppliers’ use of subcontractors and take steps to manage those risks.