Decision

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers v. Bano Inc. (Green Bean Java Bistro), 2019 FC 1011

Justice St-Louis - 2019-07-26

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The Defendant has infringed the Plaintiff’s copyright in musical works in which the Plaintiff owns the right to perform in public by means of background music (Tariff 15A) from 2017 to 2019. The Defendant shall pay to the Plaintiff statutory damages in accordance with the Copyright Act, in the amount of $1,715.37, which is six (6) times the estimated licence fees of $283.53, and $14.19 GST owed by the Defendant to the Plaintiff under Tariff 15A for the years 2017 through to 2019.

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Canadian Intellectual Property