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COPYRIGHT - Procedure - Discovery - Documents

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 @ 8:52 AM  

Appeal by movie producers from an order requiring Rogers Communications (Rogers) to disclose identifying information of a customer to them, but only after the appellants paid Rogers’ fee. The appellants commenced a proposed reverse class action claiming declaratory and injunctive relief against unknown individuals for copyright infringement. The appellants alleged that the unknown individuals engaged in illegal file sharing over the internet, thereby infringing their copyrights in several films. The appellants sought an order requiring Rogers to disclose the identifying information of one infringer to them....