An apology may mitigate damages for defamation, but the failure to publish an apology does not increase damages.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Court considers a defamation case based on an emoji. Key lessons conveyed.
The NSW District Court determined that the 'zipper-face' emoji could convey a defamatory meaning in a Twitter post.
Stacks Law Firm
If you are a professional or you run a business, you should keep an eye out for fake reviews that have been posted online.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The reforms import a rational single publication rule but still leave several uncertainties for digital media platforms.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Key defamation law reforms, what they aim to achieve, implications and what is next?
You are liable for the inefficiencies & risks caused by the writing, texting, emoticoning or emojiing of your employees.
McCarthy Durie Lawyers
What legal options are available if someone is making wrongful, unjustified, or just plain nasty comments about me?
Leaves are on the ground, the kids are back in school (for now) and the 100 packs of mini Kit Kats are on the shelves.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
In Niu v. Cao, 2020 ONSC 5407 (CanLII), an Ontario real estate agent was permitted to proceed with a defamation claim stemming from online postings maligning her professional reputation.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) are lawsuits that are intended not to seek justice, but instead to intimidate and silence critics.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On September 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released long-awaited decisions interpreting and applying Ontario's anti-SLAPP legislation, in the companion cases of 1704604...
Rogers Partners LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has released two decisions interpreting the test on a motion to dismiss under s. 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act, known as the anti-SLAPP legislation.
Lawson Lundell LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada rules on anti-SLAPP motions and articulates a test with multiple stages, shifting burdens, differing standards of proof, and the weighing of expression in the public...
This is the first time the Supreme Court of Canada has considered the new statutory regime that has been enacted in many provinces.
Bennett Jones LLP
On September 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered judgment in Bent v Platnick, 2020 SCC 23.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
We live in a society where people fought to secure their right of freedom of expression.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The High Court of Delhi vide its order dated July 30, 2020, granted an ad-interim injunction in a suit filed by Budweiser for trademark infringement, unfair competition, and commercial disparagement and dilution and tarnishment ...
King, Stubb & Kasiva
What does freedom of speech mean especially in a diverse country like India? Well, by definition, Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution of India says that all citizens have the right to freedom of speech and expression.
Obhan & Associates
Criminal contempt has been recognized as the action of publishing any matter including by words, spoken or written.1