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Copyright Board

Canada Coat of Arms/Armoiries du Canada

Commission du droit d’auteur





File: 70.2-2009-01


Fixing of Royalties in Individual Cases

Copyright Act, sections 66.51 and 70.2


Mr. Justice William J. Vancise

Mrs. Sylvie Charron

Mrs. Jacinthe Théberge

L’association québécoise de l’industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo (ADISQ) v. sodrac 2003 inc. and society for reproduction rights of authors, composers and publishers in Canada (SODRAC)

Reasons for decision

[1] The Board adopts as an interim decision taking effect on January 1, 2009 the licences filed by L’Association québécoise de l’industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo (ADISQ) as Exhibit RP-1 and by SODRAC 2003 Inc. and Society for Reproduction Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers in Canada (jointly SODRAC) as Exhibit S-3.

[2] This decision is made to respond to the situation described in paragraphs 41 to 44 of the ADISQ application, as an emergency measure. The applications for interim decisions by ADISQ and SODRAC will be examined later; that examination may or not lead the Board to amend this decision.


Claude Majeau

Secretary General

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