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Supreme Court of Canada Rules that a Musical Work Within a Video Game Downloaded from the Internet Does Not Attract Additional Royalties


Emir Crowne


University of Windsor - Faculty of Law

July 23, 2012

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Forthcoming

Abstract:     
In Entertainment Software Association v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, 2012 SCC 34, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a musical work within a video game downloaded from the Internet does not attract additional royalties.

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Keywords: 2012 SCC 34, ESA, SOCAN, Canada, copyright, tariff, music, video game, download, royalty

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Date posted: July 23, 2012 ; Last revised: May 21, 2014

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Crowne, Emir, Supreme Court of Canada Rules that a Musical Work Within a Video Game Downloaded from the Internet Does Not Attract Additional Royalties (July 23, 2012). Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Forthcoming . Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2115358 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2115358

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Emir Crowne (Contact Author)
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law ( email )
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Canada
HOME PAGE: http://www.uwindsor.ca/emir/
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