Sim Ashton & McKay LLP sets benchmark for deterring online infringement

Posted December 30th, 2013

Sim Ashton & McKay LLP successfully obtain the largest statutory damages award in Canada and set a new benchmark for deterring online infringement.  In addition to granting a broad, permanent injunction against the defendant, the Federal Court of Canada awarded our client, 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, with an award of $10million for statutory damages, $500,000 for punitive damages and over $75,000 worth of solicitor/client costs (see: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation v. Hernandez for more details)