Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

Category Archives: Intellectual Property

Subscribe to Intellectual Property RSS Feed

The little search engine that could, but would prefer not to: Google’s appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada against a new kind of worldwide injunction

Posted in Intellectual Property
Comment

On February 18, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada granted Google leave to appeal the decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in the case of Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2015 BCCA 265, a case previously discussed on this blog in October 2014 while it was before the Court of Appeal.  The… Continue Reading

Apples, Patents and Trolls, Oh My!

Posted in Intellectual Property
Comment

EAST TEXAS – On February 25, 2015, Apple Inc. was found liable for patent infringement on three patents owned by Smartflash LLC and ordered, by an East Texas jury, to pay Smartflash LLC the princely sum of $532.9 million dollars in damages for the infringement. Smartflash LLC owns patents that cover methods for digital rights… Continue Reading