Supreme Court of Canada Rules that a Musical Work Within a Video Game Downloaded from the Internet Does Not Attract Additional Royalties
K.R. Lalla & Co.
July 23, 2012
Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Forthcoming
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
Date posted: July 23, 2012 ; Last revised: May 21, 2014