Case Law Comment – R. v. AFC Soccer

This case pertains to sentencing for a charge under Sec. 42(1)(a) of the Copyright Act. This Section states, in part, that ‘Every person who knowingly … [Read more...]

Copyright Quiz!

QUESTION 1: Your organization hires a person to write a technical manual. It now wishes to allow affiliated clubs use and copy the manual. Can they do … [Read more...]

Increased Commercialization of Athletics Requires Sophisticated Athlete Agreements

From an international sport perspective, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games are just around the corner. These imminent Games will have an … [Read more...]

A New View of Athlete Agreements

In a recent issue of the newsmagazine The Lawyer's Weekly, we wrote about the changing landscape of sport as we move rapidly toward the 2010 Olympics … [Read more...]

Privacy Rights – It’s a New Age

On January 1, 2004, all sport organizations in much of Canada, including national bodies, provincial bodies, and local clubs became subject to a new … [Read more...]

Coaches as Innovators

In the Spring 1999 issue of Coaches Report we discussed intellectual property when we wrote about the right of personality. Given that intellectual … [Read more...]