We are proud to see our Intellectual Property team once again shortlisted for the Managing IP Americas Awards. The Managing IP Awards program recognizes remarkable achievements and developments over the past year.
Casey Chisick has been nominated as Practitioner of the Year for Copyright, and for our team has been recognized as a candidate for Copyright Firm of the Year.
This year, the Cassels copyright team appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada in SOCAN v. Entertainment Software Association, a pivotal case that will determine the scope of protection available under Canadian copyright law when music, movies, and other works are made available to the public on demand. Casey Chisick and Eric Mayzel represented the Society of Authors, Composers and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), one of two appellants in the case, and Jessica Zagar represented Music Publishers Canada (MPC) and Association des professionels de l’edition musicale (APEM) as interveners. (Read more here.)
The gala ceremony will be hosted at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City on April 7. Learn more here.