Young v. Thakur, 2019 FC 835
Justice Kane - 2019-06-20
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The Applicants, Melodie Young and Melxdie Entertainment Inc., allege that the Respondents, Rohit Thakur and Badmash Factory, infringed the Applicants’ copyright and moral rights in a musical composition and its sound recording, contrary to the Copyright Act, RSC 1985, c C-42 [the Act]. The Applicants seek an injunction, statutory damages, an order requiring the Respondents to deliver to the Applicants “all materials in the Respondents’ possession”, interest and costs. For the reasons that follow, the Application is allowed in part. ... As explained above, statutory damages are awarded per work infringed. Two works were infringed: the Musical Composition, the copyright of which belongs to Ms. Young and Mr. Tasker, and the Sound Recording, the copyright of which belongs to Melxdie. Therefore, statutory damages in an amount of $2000 are warranted.
Decision relates to:
- T-494-18 - MELODIE YOUNG ET AL v. ROHIT THAKUR ET AL