Einarsson v. Canada Harold Paul Einarsson, Russell John Einarsson and Theodore David Einarsson v. Canada (ICSID Case No. UNCT/20/6)
United States of America
Ownership of Geophysical Service Inc. (GSI), a company creating and licensing seismic data principally for use in oil and gas exploration.
Claims arising out of the Government’s alleged unilateral disclosure to third parties of proprietary marine seismic data created or acquired by the claimants’ company GSI, without compensation for GSI or the possibility of recourse. According to the claimants, the Government thereby confiscated GSI’s intellectual property rights in the seismic data.
Tertiary: M - Professional, scientific and technical activities
71 - Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Wallgren-Lindholm, C.
Gowdy, T.
Landau, T.
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2529.00 mln USD
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Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Performance requirements

Indirect expropriation