Latest Publications

Our law firm’s latest publications are found below.  You can access the full list in our legal publications section.

Superman, Copyright and Jeffrey Baldwin

Toronto Copyright Lawyer, Gil Zvulony, recently spoke to Pat Bolland of Sun News about DC Entertainment’s refusal to allow the Superman logo to be displayed on a memorial statute of Jeffrey Baldwin. Gil was critical of the decision to refuse and questioned the legal validity of preventing such usage.

Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation

Toronto Internet Lawyer, Gil Zvulony recently spoke to the Business News Network (BNN) about Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).  The law came into effect on July 1, 2014.  The law prohibits the sending of most commercial electronic messages without the prior consent of the recipient. General information about CASL can be found at: http://fightspam.gc.ca

Online Reviews and Defamation

Toronto Defamation Lawyer, Gil Zvulony was recently featured in a story Global News did about online reviews and defamation. Gil Zvulony gave some tips on writing a good review that could protect a reviewer from a defamation lawsuit.

Policing YouTube

Toronto Internet Lawyer, Gil Zvulony recently spoke to the national media regarding the ability of YouTube to monitor its videos for threatening behaviour.

User Based Insurance and Privacy

Toronto Privacy Lawyer, Gil Zvulony was a panelist at the Telematics Canada Conference 2014. Telematics are gps type devices that track a vehicle’s speed, location, and other vehicle metrics. Insurance companies are introducing these devices into vehicles as part of their “usage based insurance” programs.

FAQs Divorce Opinion Letter

If you were divorced outside of Canada and wish to get married in Ontario, you will need to provide a legal opinion letter: from an Ontario lawyer, addressed to both people who plan to get married, giving reasons why the divorce or annulment should be recognized in Ontario.We can provide you with such a legal opinion letter. […]

The Law on TheDirty.com

Canadian Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony speaks about the law as it relates to websites like TheDirty.com

Privacy, Tracking Devices, & Usage Based Auto Insurance

Toronto Privacy Lawyer, Gil Zvulony, recently discussed potential privacy concerns regarding the use of tracking devices used by some auto insurance companies.

Bit Torrent File Sharing and Canadian Copyright Law

Toronto Copyright Lawyer, Gil Zvulony recently spoke to Dan Misener of CBC Radio (listen to the podcast) on the legality of the movie streaming application, “Popcorn Time”.  Popcorn Time has been dubbed the “Netflix for Pirates” because of it’s very simple and user-friendly interface. Gil Zvulony’s legal opinion was that the application likely runs afoul […]

Legal Rights in a Photograph

Toronto internet lawyer Gil Zvulony examines the various rights in a photograph, including, copyrights, moral rights, publicity rights and privacy rights. He discusses the rights of photographers, models, by-standers, celebrities, and of ordinary people.

What Does Oridinarily Resident Mean

“Ordinary Residence” means the place where a person resides in the ordinary course of his or her day to day life, or in other words a person’s “real home”. A person usually will have only one place of ordinary residence. An ordinary residence depends on physical presence in a place for an extended and regular basis as well as an intention to live there on a more or less regular basis.

Remarrying After A Divorce

Getting Married in Ontario Those wishing to get married in Ontario need to obtain a marriage license from the government of Ontario.  In order to get your marriage license there are several government requirements that must be met.  See  the Ontario Government’s website for all the details:  http://www.ontario.ca/government/get-married-ontario Remarrying After A Divorce Where one of […]

What is Pain and Suffering Worth?

Toronto Personal Injury lawyers discuss how much money an injured car accident can claim for pain and suffering damages. Generally speaking a pain and suffering claim is limited to approximately $350,000. In addition, the car accident injury must meet certain minimum thresholds set by the Insurance Act before pain and suffering damages will be awarded.

What Not to Say on Social Media

City News recently dropped into Zvulony & Co. to speak to Toronto Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony about some dangerous words that should probably be avoided when talking about someone on the internet.

Income Compensation for Accident Victims

Toronto Personal Injury presents a typical car accident victim’s scenario as it relates to compensation for lost work, wages and income.