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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Barry Sookman 2. Lash Condo Law 3. First Reference 4. Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog 5. DroitDu.Net OK

Barry Sookman
When copyright in a work transfers to the Crown: Keatley v Teranet

When does copyright transfer to the Crown under the Copyright Act? The Supreme Court clarified this in a landmark ruling released earlier today in Keatley Surveying Ltd. v. Teranet Inc., 2019 SCC 43, authoritatively interpreting Section 12 of the Act. …

Lash Condo Law
Condo Court Decisions – We May Want to Forget

The importance of precedence is not understated in Canadian law. When there is disagreement regarding the interpretation of statute, parties turn their heads to case law to see how courts have determined the issue. There have been three recent cases decided by the courts that may, respectfully, cause more confusion than they solve. …

First Reference
Can accommodation include a reduction in pay?

One issue that arises occasionally when an employee is being accommodated is whether the employer can adjust their compensation to bring it in line with their new reduced hours and/or duties. For example, if an individual is moved into a lower level role to accommodate certain restrictions and limitations identified by their doctor, does the employer have to keep their salary and perquisites the same?…

Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog
Study – Excessive Rapid Extreme Weight Cuts Linked to Higher Loss Rates in MMA

Adding to this site’s combat sports safety study archives a recent article was published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research analysing win/loss ratios and rapid extreme weight cuts. In the study, titled Weight-Cutting Implications for Competition Outcomes in Mixed Martial Arts Cage Fighting, the authors reviewed the weight cuts, weight gains and competition …

DroitDu.Net OK
Droit à l’oubli : la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne tranche pour une application limitée à l’UE

C’est l’affaire Google Spain qui a consacré le droit au déréférencement en droit de l’UE. Dans cette décision rendue le 13 mai 2014, la CJUE affirme que l’organisation et l’agrégation des informations publiées sur Internet concernant une personne sont susceptibles de représenter, pour cette même personne, une atteinte importante à sa vie privée. …

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