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Mediatube pushes litigation envelope: Ineffective counsel as a ground of appeal

Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 11:35 AM | By Yael Bienenstock

The case of Mediatube Corp v. Bell Canada began as a high stakes patent case, with a claim for more than $350 million in damages for infringement of Mediatube’s Internet Protocol Television technology patent. However, five years into the litigation, with Mediatube’s loss at trial headed to the Federal Court of Appeal, the case has turned out to be more about litigation process than complex issues of patent law.

In the latest of a series of unexpected twists (including a mid-trial concession by Mediatube that Bell had...