Docket

36602

Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., et al.

(British Columbia) (Civil) (By Leave)

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2017-08-14 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Daniel Glover and Miramda Lam (by email). Letter regarding the counsels listed on the judgment. International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2017-07-05 Appeal closed
2017-06-29 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2017-06-29 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2017-06-28 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Abe Mo Ka Wa Ga Côt Br Row,
The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA041923, 2015 BCCA 265, dated June 11, 2015, heard on December 6, 2016, is dismissed with costs in this Court and in the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. Côté and Rowe JJ. dissent.
Dismissed, with costs
2017-06-27 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Carlo Di Carlo). British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Scott Rollwagen). Google Inc.
2017-06-26 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), William C. McDowell (by email). Question regarding the remote release of the judgment. Google Inc.
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Justin Safayeni). British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Joe McArthur). Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Gavin MacKenzie). International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Brooke MacKenzie). International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Kaley Pulfer). Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Dan Byma). Electronic Frontier Foundation
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (William C. McDowell). Google Inc.
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking (Barry Sookman). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Iris Fischer). Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Avnish Nanda). OpenMedia Engagement Network
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Miranda Lam). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2017-06-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Robbie Fleming). Equustek Solutions Inc.
2017-06-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (John Corelli). Attorney General of Ontario
2017-06-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking (Jeffrey Johnston). Attorney General of Canada
2017-06-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Brent Kettles). Attorney General of Ontario
2017-06-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (David Fraser). Wikimedia Foundation
2017-06-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (David Wotherspoon). Electronic Frontier Foundation
2017-06-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Completed Lock-up Form and completed undertaking for remote release of judgment (Daniel Glover) International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2017-06-23 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, all parties by email and regular mail, re: the Court has decided to hold a media lock-up and a separate counsel lock-up
2017-06-20 Correspondence received from, Jeffrey Johnston by fax. re : Wishes to attend a possible lock-up in person. Attorney General of Canada
2017-06-19 Correspondence received from, David Fraser by email, re: wishes to receive the judgment remotely Wikimedia Foundation
2017-06-16 Correspondence received from, William C. McDowell by email, re: no position on whether there should be a media lock-up; wishes to have a counsel lock-up; wishes to receive the judgment remotely Google Inc.
2017-06-15 Correspondence received from, Gavin MacKenzie by email, re: wishes to receive the judgment remotely International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2017-06-15 Correspondence received from, Avnish Nanda by email, re: wishes to receive the judgment remotely OpenMedia Engagement Network
2017-06-14 Correspondence received from, Iris Fischer by email, re: interveners wish to receive the judgment remotely Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2017-06-14 Correspondence received from, Yael Wexler by email, re: Dan Byma wishes to receive the judgment remotely Electronic Frontier Foundation
2017-06-13 Correspondence received from, Miranda Lam by email, re: Barry Sookman will attend in person; Dan Glover and Miranda Lam wish to receive the judgment remotely International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2017-06-13 Correspondence received from, Brent Kettles by email, re: wishes to receive the judgment remotely Attorney General of Ontario
2017-06-12 Correspondence received from, Yael Wexler by email, re: David Wotherspoon requests to receive the judgment remotely Electronic Frontier Foundation
2017-06-12 Correspondence received from, Paul Schabas by email, re: wishes to receive the judgment remotely Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2017-06-12 Correspondence received from, Robbie Fleming by email, re: no comment on possible media lock-up; wishes to receive the judgment remotely Equustek Solutions Inc.
2017-06-09 Correspondence received from, Justin Safayeni by email, re: would appreciate receiving the judgment remotely, if possible British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2017-06-09 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the appellant and respondents by email and regular mail, re: Letter seeking comments on media lock-up and whether a separate and simultaneous lock-up for counsel is required.
2017-06-09 Media lock-up requested or proposed
2016-12-22 Transcript received, 145 pages
2016-12-06 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2016-12-06 Hearing of the appeal, 2016-12-06, CJ Abe Mo Ka Wa Ga Côt Br Row
Judgment reserved
2016-12-06 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Courtroom (14 copies). Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-12-06 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Courtroom (14 copies). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2016-12-06 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Courtroom (14 copies). Attorney General of Ontario
2016-12-06 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Courtroom (14 copies). Attorney General of Canada
2016-12-06 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court room (14 copies). Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-12-06 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Courtroom (14 copies). Google Inc.
2016-12-05 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Rebecca Benneth (by email). The name of the counsel for the respondents has to be changed for Robbie Fleming. , (Electronic version filed on 2016-12-05) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-12-02 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Brigitte Raymond (by email). The interveners will refer to additionnal authorities during the oral argument. These authorities will be included in the condensed book., (Electronic version filed on 2016-12-02) International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2016-11-30 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), No counsel will be appearing. Wikimedia Foundation
2016-11-29 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Miranda Lam (by e-mail). Request for 3 reserved seats. International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2016-11-29 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Dan Glover, Barry Sookman and Miranda Lam will be appearing. Mr. Glover will present oral arguments. (revised notice filed on 2016-11-30) International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2016-11-29 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Cynthia Khoo will be appearing. OpenMedia Engagement Network
2016-11-28 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Jeffrey W. Beedell (by e-mail). The appellant will refer to an additionnal authoritiy during the oral argument. This authority will be included in the condensed book., (Electronic version filed on 2016-11-28) Google Inc.
2016-11-28 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Mathew Good will be appearing. Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2016-11-28 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), No one appearing. Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-11-28 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), No one appearing. Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-11-24 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Amelia Alejo (by e-mail). Request for 2 reserved seats. Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-11-24 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Robbie Fleming and Michael Sobkin will be appearing. Mr. Fleming will present oral arguments. Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-11-23 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Jeffrey G. Johnston will be appearing. Mr. Johnston will present oral arguments. Attorney General of Canada
2016-11-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Brooke MacKenzie. Request for 4 reserved seats. International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2016-11-22 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), John Corelli, Sandra Nishikawa and Brent Kettles will be appearing. Ms. Nishikawa will present oral arguments (2 reserved seats). Attorney General of Ontario
2016-11-22 Correspondence received from, Yael Wexler. Update on counsels contact informations. Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-11-21 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Gavin MacKenzie and Brooke Mackenzie will be appearing. Gavin MacKenzie will present oral arguments. International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2016-11-18 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), David Wotherspoon and Daniel Byma will be appearing. Mr. Wotherspoon will present oral arguments (1 seat reserved). Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-11-17 Order by, Br, FURTHER TO THE ORDER dated August 10, 2016, granting leave to intervene to the Attorney General of Canada, the Attorney General of Ontario, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the OpenMedia Engagement Network, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the American Society of News Editors, the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, the Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., the First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works Inc., the New England First Amendment Coalition, the Newspaper Association of America, AOL Inc., the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the Associated Press, the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University, the Online News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (joint as the Media Coalition), Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), the Software Freedom Law Centre and the Center for Technology and Society (joint), the Wikimedia Foundation, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, the Canadian Publishers’ Council, the Association of Canadian Publishers, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, the International Confederation of Music Publishers and the Worldwide Independent Network (joint) and the International Federation of Film Producers Associations;

IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT:
The Attorney General of Canada and the Attorney General of Ontario are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding ten (10) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, the Canadian Publishers’ Council, the Association of Canadian Publishers, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, the International Confederation of Music Publishers and the Worldwide Independent Network (joint) and the International Federation of Film Producers Associations are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.

The Court will consider the written submissions of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the OpenMedia Engagement Network, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the American Society of News Editors, the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, the Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., the First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works Inc., the New England First Amendment Coalition, the Newspaper Association of America, AOL Inc., the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the Associated Press, the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University, the Online News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (joint as the Media Coalition), Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), the Software Freedom Law Centre and the Center for Technology and Society (joint) and the Wikimedia Foundation as set out in their factums without the need for oral argument.
Allowed
2016-11-15 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Justin Safayeni and Carlo Di Carlo will be appearing. Mr. Safayeni will present Oral arguments (1 reserved seat). British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2016-11-15 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Marguerite F. Ethier, William C. McDowell and Scott M. J. Rollwagen will be appearing. Mr. McDowell will present oral arguments (8 reserved seats). Google Inc.
2016-11-09 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by Justice Brown
2016-11-09 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Br, UPON APPLICATION by Glen P. Robbins for an extension of time to serve and file a motion for leave to intervene, for leave to intervene in the above appeal, and for other miscellaneous relief;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion for extension of time is granted.
The motion for leave to intervene and all other motions are dismissed.
Dismissed
2016-11-09 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Br
2016-11-07 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Proof of service missing, Incomplete Glen P. Robbins
2016-11-01 Order on motion to strike out, by Justice Brown
2016-11-01 Decision on motion to strike out, Br, UPON APPLICATION by the respondents for an order to strike paragraphs 3-7, 10a-b and 11-24 from the factum of the intervener, the Media Coalition, and to strike Tab 19 from the Media Coalition’s book of authorities;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion to strike paragraphs 3-7, 10a-b and 11-24 from the factum of the intervener, the Media Coalition, is dismissed, and;
The motion to strike Tab 19 from the Media Coalition’s book of authorities is granted. Any corresponding references to this material in the Media Coalition’s factum shall also be struck.
Allowed in part
2016-11-01 Submission of motion to strike out, Br
2016-10-31 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-10-31, (Printed version filed on 2016-10-31) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-10-28 Reply to motion to strike out, Completed on: 2016-10-28 Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-10-28 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), (includes motion to extend time and other motions)(Also includes four volumes : Book of Authorities, Reasons, Affidavits and exhibits volume one and two), Completed on: 2016-10-28 Glen P. Robbins
2016-10-21 Response to motion to strike out, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-10-21, (Printed version filed on 2016-10-21) Google Inc.
2016-10-21 Response to motion to strike out, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-10-21, (Printed version filed on 2016-10-21) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-10-19 Respondent's book of authorities, (Book Form), ON REPLY FACTUM, Completed on: 2016-10-19, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-19) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-10-19 Reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Factum amended 2016/10/28, Completed on: 2016-10-19, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-19) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-10-19 Reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-19 Google Inc.
2016-10-11 Motion to strike out, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-11 Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2016-10-05 Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2016-10-05 Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-05, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-12) International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-05, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-12) International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2016-10-05 Certificate (on limitations to public access) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Tab 19 was pulled out on 2016-11-15., Completed on: 2016-10-05 Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, References to Tap 19 of the Book of authorities were whited out on 2016-11-15., Completed on: 2016-10-05 Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2016-10-05 Attorney General of Ontario
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2016-10-05 Attorney General of Ontario
2016-10-05 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-12) Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-05, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-05) Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-05, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-05) Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, (5 volumes), Completed on: 2016-10-05 International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2016-10-05 International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2016-10-05 Wikimedia Foundation
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2016-10-05 Wikimedia Foundation
2016-10-05 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-05, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-05) British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2016-10-05 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-10-05, (Electronic version filed on 2016-10-05) British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2016-10-04 Certificate (on limitations to public access) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2016-10-04 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2016-10-04 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2016-10-04 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2016-10-04 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2016-10-04 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2016-10-04 Attorney General of Canada
2016-10-04 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2016-10-04 Attorney General of Canada
2016-10-03 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Mr. Glen P. Robbins. Returning the documents that were submitted on September 20, 28 and 29, 2016. Letter signed by the Registrar.
2016-09-30 Correspondence received from, Avnish Nanda dated 2016-09-30. Re: Cynthia Khoo will be acting as co-counsel and agent OpenMedia Engagement Network
2016-09-29 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Intervener - email rec'd Sept.29-2016 from Ms. Helen F. Richards, re: News Paper Association of America - changed its name to: "News Media Alliance". New England First Amendment Coalition, News Media Alliance (formerly known as Newspaper Association of America), AOL Inc., California Newspaper Publishers Association, the Associated Press
2016-09-28 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2016-09-28 OpenMedia Engagement Network
2016-09-28 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2016-09-28 OpenMedia Engagement Network
2016-09-15 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2016-09-15 Notice of change of counsel, From Andrew Lokan of Paliare, Roland, Rosenberg, Rothstein LLP to David Fraser of McInnes Cooper Wikimedia Foundation
2016-08-25 Appeal perfected for hearing
2016-08-10 Order on motion to extend time, Brown J.
2016-08-10 Decision on motion to extend time, Br
Granted
2016-08-10 Submission of motion to extend time, Br
2016-08-10 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by Justice Brown
2016-08-10 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Br, UPON APPLICATIONS by the Attorney General of Canada, the Attorney General of Ontario, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the OpenMedia Engagement Network, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the American Society of News Editors, the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, the Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., the First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works Inc., the New England First Amendment Coalition, the Newspaper Association of America, AOL Inc., the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the Associated Press, the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University, the Online News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (joint as the Media Coalition), Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), the Software Freedom Law Centre and the Center for Technology and Society (joint), the International Trademark Association, the Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association and the Media Law Resource Center (joint), the Wikimedia Foundation, Kickstarter, PBC, Foursquare Labs, Inc., the Global Online Video Association and Patreon Inc.(joint), eBay Inc., the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, the Canadian Publishers’ Council, the Association of Canadian Publishers, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, the International Confederation of Music Publishers and the Worldwide Independent Network (joint), the International Federation of Film Producers Associations and Dan Svantesson for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND UPON APPLICATION by the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic for an extension of time to serve and file a motion for leave to intervene and for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion for extension of time is granted.
The motions for leave to intervene of the Attorney General of Canada, the Attorney General of Ontario, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the OpenMedia Engagement Network, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the American Society of News Editors, the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, the Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., the First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works Inc., the New England First Amendment Coalition, the Newspaper Association of America, AOL Inc., the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the Associated Press, the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University, the Online News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (joint as the Media Coalition), Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), the Software Freedom Law Centre and the Center for Technology and Society (joint), the Wikimedia Foundation, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, the Canadian Publishers’ Council, the Association of Canadian Publishers, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, the International Confederation of Music Publishers and the Worldwide Independent Network (joint) and the International Federation of Film Producers Associations are granted and each of the said eleven (11) interveners or groups of interveners shall each be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length in this appeal on or before October 5, 2016.

The motions for leave to intervene of the International Trademark Association, the Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association and the Media Law Resource Center (joint), Kickstarter, PBC, Foursquare Labs, Inc., the Global Online Video Association and Patreon Inc. (joint), eBay Inc., Dan Svantesson and the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic are dimissed.

The requests to present oral argument are deferred to a date following receipt and consideration of the written arguments of the parties and the interveners.
The interveners are not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.
Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the interveners shall pay to the appellant and respondents any additional disbursements occasioned to the appellant and respondent by their intervention.

The appellant and the respondents are permitted to serve and file a single 10-page factum each in reply to these interventions on or before October 19, 2016.
Allowed in part
2016-08-10 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, (17 motions), Br
2016-08-10 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2016-12-06
Judgment reserved
2016-08-09 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), revised factum, (Printed version filed on 2016-08-09) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-08-08 Respondent's book of authorities, (Book Form), (4 volumes), Completed on: 2016-08-08, (Electronic version filed on 2016-08-08) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-08-08 Respondent's record, (Book Form), (3 volumes), Completed on: 2016-08-08, (Electronic version filed on 2016-08-08) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-08-08 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-08-08) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-08-08 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), modifications made on 2016/08/10 and 2016/08/11, Completed on: 2016-08-08, (Electronic version filed on 2016-08-08) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-07-28 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2016-07-28 Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association
2016-07-28 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2016-07-28 Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-07-28 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2016-07-28 Wikimedia Foundation
2016-07-28 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-28, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-28) Kickstarter, PBC, Foursquare Labs, Inc., Global Online Video Association, Patreon Inc.
2016-07-28 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-27, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-28) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-07-27 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-27, (Printed version filed on 2016-07-27) Dan Svantesson
2016-07-27 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), service to come - rec'd Aug.2/2016, Completed on: 2016-07-27, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-27) Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-07-27 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-27, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-27) International Trademark Association
2016-07-27 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-27, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-27) eBay Inc.
2016-07-25 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-25, (Printed version filed on 2016-07-26) OpenMedia Engagement Network
2016-07-21 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-21, (Printed version filed on 2016-07-21) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-07-21 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-21, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-21) Google Inc.
2016-07-20 Correspondence received from, Jeffrey Beedell, by email, dated 20-07-2016, Re: will revise their factum and record as per order dated 19-07-2016 Google Inc.
2016-07-19 Order on motion to strike out, by Justice Brown
2016-07-19 Decision on motion to strike out, Br, UPON APPLICATION by the respondents for an order striking the Affidavit of Daphne Keller, affirmed June 19, 2014 from the appellant’s record and any corresponding mention in the Factum;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion to strike is granted.
Granted
2016-07-19 Submission of motion to strike out, Br
2016-07-15 Reply to motion to strike out, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-15, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-15) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-07-13 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2016-07-13) Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association
2016-07-12 Response to motion to extend time, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-12, (Printed version filed on 2016-07-12) Google Inc.
2016-07-12 Motion to extend time, (Book Form), to serve and/or file the Motion for Leave to intervene, Completed on: 2016-07-12, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-12) Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
2016-07-12 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-12, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-12) Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
2016-07-12 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2016-07-12) International Trademark Association
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-13) International Federation of Film Producers Associations
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Music Canada, Canadian Publishers’ Council, Association of Canadian Publishers, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
2016-07-11 Supplemental document, (Letter Form), Supplementary affidavit in support of motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version due on 2016-07-18) Attorney General of Ontario
2016-07-11 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-07-11 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Electronic Frontier Foundation
2016-07-11 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2016-07-11 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) eBay Inc.
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Payment to come, Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Kickstarter, PBC, Foursquare Labs, Inc., Global Online Video Association, Patreon Inc.
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), payment to come, Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Wikimedia Foundation
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Attorney General of Canada
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Joint motion, Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-12, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) International Trademark Association
2016-07-11 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-07-11 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, Open Net (Korea), Software Freedom Law Centre, Center for Technology and Society
2016-07-11 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-07-11 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-07-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-11, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-11) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Center for Investigative Reporting, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., First Amendment Coalition, First Look Media Works, Inc.
2016-07-08 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-08, (Printed version filed on 2016-07-13) Dan Svantesson
2016-07-08 Response to motion to strike out, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-08, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-08) Google Inc.
2016-07-07 Motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2016-07-07, (Electronic version filed on 2016-07-07) Attorney General of Ontario
2016-07-04 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-05, (Printed version filed on 2016-07-05) OpenMedia Engagement Network
2016-06-30 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-30) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2016-06-30 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-07-04, (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-30) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2016-06-30 Motion to strike out, (Book Form), and abridge time to file response to motion within 10 days., Completed on: 2016-06-30, (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-30) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2016-06-13 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-06-13, (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-13) Google Inc.
2016-06-13 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2016-06-13) Google Inc.
2016-06-13 Appellant's record, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-06-13, (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-13) Google Inc.
2016-06-13 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Factum amended as per order of Justice Brown 2016/07/20, Completed on: 2016-06-13, (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-13) Google Inc.
2016-05-24 Notice of change of counsel, (Letter Form), appelant's agent changed from Colin S. Baxter to Jeff Beedell., (Electronic version filed on 2016-05-24) Google Inc.
2016-03-29 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, all parties by mail, re: new tentative hearing date.
2016-03-21 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2016-03-21 Google Inc.
2016-03-01 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2016-02-19 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2016-02-19 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2016-02-18 Decision on the application for leave to appeal, CJ Cro Côt, The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA041923, 2015 BCCA 265, dated June 11, 2015, is granted with costs in the cause.
Granted, with costs in the cause
2016-01-11 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, CJ Cro Côt
2015-10-26 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Book Form), Completed on: 2015-10-26, (Electronic version filed on 2015-10-26) Google Inc.
2015-10-15 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), agent of the respondent re: correction of the respondent's address., (Electronic version filed on 2015-10-15) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2015-10-14 Book of authorities, (Book Form) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2015-10-14 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2015-10-14) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2015-10-14 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2015-10-14) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2015-10-14 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), (4 volumes), Completed on: 2015-10-14, (Electronic version filed on 2015-10-14) Equustek Solutions Inc.
2015-09-14 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal, file opened 2015-09-14.
2015-09-10 Book of authorities, (Book Form), (Electronic version filed on 2015-09-15) Google Inc.
2015-09-10 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2015-09-15) Google Inc.
2015-09-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2015-09-15) Google Inc.
2015-09-10 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Draft CA Order. Signed Court of Appeal Order received 2015-09-30., Completed on: 2015-10-01, (Electronic version filed on 2015-09-15) Google Inc.