Litigation Blog

YOU’RE TEARING ME APART LISA! – COPYRIGHT AND PRIVACY CLAIMS OVER CULT CLASSIC, THE ROOM

July 22, 2020

In Wiseau Studio, LLC et al v Harper et al, 2020 ONSC 2504, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed claims for copyright infringement and privacy torts brought against the makers of a movie called Room Full of Spoons – a documentary about Tommy Wiseau, maker of the cult classic film, The Room.
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A Herculean Decision

March 20, 2020

A recent decision from the Superior Court of Justice denied certification to a proposed class proceeding against auditors of an investment firm which was placed into receivership for misappropriation and misrepresentation.
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And that Ain’t no Bull – Default Judgment in Online Defamation Case

March 20, 2020

In Theralase Technologies Inc. v. Lanter, 2020 ONSC 205, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice entered default judgment against defendants who posted defamatory comments online anonymously and could not be identified by name by the plaintiffs.
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