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Court decides "clear and irreconcilable discrepancy" necessary for a priority clause to take effect

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 12 2015

A mortgage contract was formed on the basis of two separate documents, an offer letter and mortgage conditions. The offer letter provided for

The latest round in the "battle of the forms"

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 12 2015

Suppliers and purchasers will be familiar with the concept of a “battle of the forms”. This arises where both the supplier and purchaser of goods or

National School learns tough lesson on equality laws

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 12 2015

The Equality Tribunal has found that a National School teacher was discriminated against on the grounds of age, religion and sexual orientation when

Innocent smoothie ‘Dude’ is Innocent’s under copyright assignment

  • William Fry
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 27 2015

The High Court of England and Wales recently held that the owner of copyright in the Innocent ‘Dude’ smoothie logo was the brand owner, Fresh Trading

Harassment claim rejected by Labour Court

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland, USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

The Labour Court recently rejected a claim for alleged harassment and victimisation on the grounds of race. An employee took a claim for

To tweet or not to tweet - offensive tweets and unfair dismissal

  • William Fry
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 11 2015

An employee in the UK was dismissed after he posted non-work related offensive and derogatory tweets on his private Twitter account outside of work

"Noted, with thanks": email sign-off makes settlement agreement legally binding

  • William Fry
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 11 2015

The UK High Court recently found that a settlement offer became legally enforceable through the exchange of emails between parties without the need

CJEU rules mere accessibility enough to confer jurisdiction on a member state court to hear copyright infringement action

  • William Fry
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  • European Union
  • -
  • February 4 2015

A recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has indicated that mere accessibility in a Member State of an allegedly

Landmark European rulings on data protection

  • William Fry
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • January 28 2015

In 2014, we saw some major decisions taken by the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) which have had a fundamental effect on data

Ireland supports Microsoft in US case

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 27 2015

On 23 December 2014, the Irish Government filed an amicus curiae brief in the US Microsoft case, which is currently before the United States Court of