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The Facebook jurisdiction debate (Douez v Facebook Inc)

Published on: 13 July 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The Facebook jurisdiction debate (Douez v Facebook Inc)
  • Original news
  • What are practical implications for practitioners?
  • What were the facts of the case?
  • What was the principle to be decided in this case?
  • What approach did the court take to jurisdiction clauses?
  • Will the impact of this decision differ depending on the type of case?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Michael Shortt, an intellectual property lawyer practicing with Fasken Martineau’s Montreal office, discusses the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the case of Douez v Facebook, Inc, 2017 SCC 33 (CanLII) and explains what practical consequences may arise. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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