Pyrrha Design Inc. v. 623735 Saskatchewan Ltd.

Federal Court Trail Division - Summary judgment dismissing action for copyright infringement in jewellery designs


I represented the Defendant in this copyright infringement case. The Defendant was alleged to have infringed the copyright interests of the plaintiffs in numerous jewellery designs. The Court allowed our motion seeking summary judgment dismissing the action, on the basis that that jewellery is a useful article with utilitarian function, excepted under Section 64 of the Copyright Act, and properly enforced under the Industrial Design Act. Subsequent appellate treatment separately posted.

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