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Culture > Copyright Bulletin > Legal Developments > Roger-Luc Chayer c. Corporation Sun Media, 125-32-001527-058, 2005
Roger-Luc Chayer c. Corporation Sun Media, 125-32-001527-058, 2005

 
January - March 2006

CANADA

Court of Québec


Copyright —Fair dealing—Infomercial

On 30 August 2005 the Court of Québec rendered a judgment in a case regarding the question whether the publication of a photography in an infomercial constituted fair dealing according to the Copyright Act. The court ruled in favor of the author and sentenced the defending corporation to pay compensation for having published the photography without his authorization.


Decision from the Court of Québec, Marc Gagnon, J.C.Q. - 30 August 2005 (Excerpts from the decision from the Court of Québec)


Roger-Luc Chayer c. Corporation Sun Media, 125-32-001527-058, 2005

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