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M&C in the News: Video Game Article featured on Techvibes.com

Excerpt from the article “Landmark Decision: Supreme Court of Canada Rejects Additional Royalty for Game Downloads:

In a piece of good news for Canadian video game publishers and users, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), an organization which represents the Canadian computer and video game industry, has won a landmark copyright case at the Supreme Court of Canada.

The Court, in a 5-4 decision, rejected the collection of performance royalty fees, in addition to reproduction royalty fees, for music contained in video games downloads.

To read the full article visit: http://www.techvibes.com/blog/landmark-decision-supreme-court-of-canada-rejects-additional-royalty-for-game-downloads-2012-07-17


Timothy W. Murphy, LL.M, is a Vancouver-based business and IP lawyer.  To contact Murphy & Company, call (604) 360-7014 or email: tmurphy@murphyandcompany.ca

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