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Australia High Court Defamation Ruling

29/09/2021
The High Court in Australia has handed down a hugely significant decision regarding whether media companies are responsible for potentially defamatory statements posted by third party users on the Facebook pages established and operated by the media companies.  By a majority decision the Australian High Court held that the media companies were, for the purposes....
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Copyright Blog from GSNH Law Firm, Toronto, Canada

26/08/2021
There have been several developments and copyright-related issues in recent months that are worth noting. This article covers the following topics and more: (1). Copyright Term Extension (2). Amendments to the Broadcasting Act (3). Equitable Remuneration for US Makers of Sound Recordings Damages (4). Can Framing a Work be a Communication to The Public on....
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Mask Up, Mask Down: In Reversal, Health Officials Recommend Masks for Fully-Vaccinated Individuals. What is the Potential Impact on Employer Immunity?

26/08/2021
Nexsen Pruet, Columbia, South Carolina, USA On July 27, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance on masking and other health measures in light of the rise in coronavirus cases fueled by the delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19.  On that same day, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control....
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Intellectual Property News from GSNH Law Firm,Toronto, Canada July 2021

23/08/2021
Intellectual property continues to be an essential topic for many businesses throughout North America. This article covers Canadian considerations when choosing a trademark, proving bad faith, the statutory claim for passing off, and a recent lawsuit in the USA against TikTok’s concerning voiceover services.    If you have any questions, thoughts or ideas, please feel....
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“BEST LAWYERS®” IN RUSSIA 2022

10/08/2021
Two lawyers from our member firm in Moscow, LegaLife Diaz Reus, have been recognized by Best Lawyers®. Specifically, Marina Zinovieva, Managing Partner, and Marina Lyssenko, Partner, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Russia 2022 in the field of Corporate Law.  Both lawyers are pictured here and for corporate law....
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