Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm
Neutral Citation2017 SCC 34
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date28 June 2017
Docket Number36602

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206 practice notes
  • The Canadian Civil Liberties Association v. Nova Scotia (Attorney General),
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • October 26, 2022
    ...v . Nalcor Energy, 2019 NLCA 1 ; Provincial Rental Housing Corporation v. Hall, 2005 BCCA 36 ; Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34; MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. v. Simpson, [1996] 2 S.C.R. 1048 ; Teksavvy Solutions Inc. v. Bell Media Inc., 2021 FCA 100 ; Vancouver Aquarium Mar......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (November 21 ' 25, 2022)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 28, 2022
    ...v. Nikolaisen, 2002 SCC 33, H.B. Fuller Company v. Rogers (Rogers Law Office), 2015 ONCA 173, Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34, Wojdan v. Canada (AG), 2021 FC 1341, Lachance c. Procureur général du Québec, 2021 QCCS 4721, Kotsopoulos v. North Bay General Hospital, [2002] ......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Transnational and Cross-Border Criminal Law. Canadian Perspectives Part VI. Inter-State Cooperation and Enforcement
    • September 12, 2023
    ...Goodwin Johnson Limited v he Ship, et al, [1954] SCR 513 ......................................317 Google Inc v Equustek Solutions Inc, 2017 SCC 34 ............................................. 151, 531 Google LLC v Equustek Solutions Inc, 2017 WL 5000834 (ND Cal Nov 2, 2017) ....................
  • Intellectual Property in Canada's Federal Courts: An Empirical Review of Proceedings
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Federal Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. 50 Years of History
    • October 4, 2021
    ...1 SCR 23; [2003] 1 SCR 178; and [1999] 1 SCR 142). Finally, the same search was repeated using CanLII, resulting in one additional case [2017] 1 SCR 824). 45 Ibid . 46 Ibid. Of the nine cases, six dealt with copyright, two with patents, and one with trademarks and trade secrets. 47 Ibi d. [......
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133 cases
  • The Canadian Civil Liberties Association v. Nova Scotia (Attorney General),
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • October 26, 2022
    ...v . Nalcor Energy, 2019 NLCA 1 ; Provincial Rental Housing Corporation v. Hall, 2005 BCCA 36 ; Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34; MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. v. Simpson, [1996] 2 S.C.R. 1048 ; Teksavvy Solutions Inc. v. Bell Media Inc., 2021 FCA 100 ; Vancouver Aquarium Mar......
  • Wasylynuk v. Canada (Royal Mounted Police), 2020 FC 962
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • October 14, 2020
    ...is always whether it is “just and equitable in all the circumstances” to grant the injunction: see Google Inc. v Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34, [2017] 1 SCR 824, at para 25; RJR-MacDonald, at p. 334; CBC, at para 15; Air Passengers Rights v. Canada (Transportation Agency), 2020 FCA 9......
  • Monsanto v. Canada (Health), 2020 FC 1053
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • November 12, 2020
    ...harm that will occur between the motion and the disposition of the matter on its merits: see e.g., Google Inc. v Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34, [2017] 1 SCR 824 (Abella J.), at paras 24, 34, and 40-41. The applicant claims that such harm is occurring. To borrow from the Supreme Court......
  • Lukács v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2023 FCA 36
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • February 16, 2023
    ...non-parties where it appears to the court to be just or convenient that the order should be made (Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34, [2017] 1 S.C.R. 824 at para. 28). [62] As for the question as to whether Dr. Lukács was heard on the motion for injunctive relief, at p......
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65 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (November 21 ' 25, 2022)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 28, 2022
    ...v. Nikolaisen, 2002 SCC 33, H.B. Fuller Company v. Rogers (Rogers Law Office), 2015 ONCA 173, Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34, Wojdan v. Canada (AG), 2021 FC 1341, Lachance c. Procureur général du Québec, 2021 QCCS 4721, Kotsopoulos v. North Bay General Hospital, [2002] ......
  • Site Blocking Orders Come To Canada: GoldTV.biz
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 25, 2019
    ...in Cartier International AG v. British Telecommunications plc, [2018] UKSC 28 ("Cartier UKSC"). In Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34, the Supreme Court of Canada also used this jurisdiction to grant a world-wide de-indexing order against the non-party respondent Google. On......
  • Canadian Internet Law Update – 2018*
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 1, 2019
    ...a product developed through theft of the plaintiffs' trade secrets. When the Supreme Court of Canada previously affirmed the injunction (2017 SCC 34), the majority of the court held that Google could apply to vary the injunction on the basis of evidence that the injunction would require Goo......
  • Worldwide De-Indexing Order Against Google Upheld By Supreme Court Of Canada
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 7, 2017
    ...make global de-indexing orders against search engines like Google. In so, ordering, the Court in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34 underlined the breadth of courts' jurisdiction to make orders against search engines to stem illegal activities on the Internet including the ......
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18 books & journal articles
  • Asset Preservation Orders - Mareva Injunctions
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...be considered separately because it has been held that the Enforcement of Money Judgments Act 27 is to be treated Google Inc v Equustek , 2017 SCC 34 at para 33 [ Equustek ], discussing the impact of Mareva injunctions on third parties and non-parties to the action. 23 Reid , above note 11.......
  • Search Orders - Anton Piller Injunctions
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...183 Reported in Cartier International AG v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd , [2016] EWCA Civ 658. 184 Google Inc v Equustek Solutions Inc , 2017 SCC 34 at para 31 [ Equustek ]. See also Rogers Communications , above note 159 at para 59, but on the point that each party in that litigation shoul......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ................................................................................................... 302 Google Inc v Equustek Solutions Inc, 2017 SCC 34 ...............................xxi, 25, 27, 36, 46, 57, 78, 87, 120–27, 166, 198, 207, 255, 257, 291, 297 Gordon v Gordon, 2022 ONSC 550 ..........
  • Interlocutory Injunctions: General Principles
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...has already been given in the introduction. The term “interlocutory” will be used in this book, 1 Google Inc v Equustek Solutions Inc , 2017 SCC 34 at para 24 [ Equustek ]. 2 National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd v Olint Corp Ltd , [2009] 1 WLR 1405 at para 16 (PC) [ National Commercial Bank......
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