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Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Professional regulation and discipline: “misconduct” and “poor professional performance” in Irish law

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • February 12 2015

In 2012, rejecting the advice of its legal assessor, the Fitness to Practise Committee (“FPC”) of the Medical Council (the “Council”) recommended to

Apple HealthKit - the rise of the mobile health app and its data protection implications

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • December 22 2014

With the launch of iOS 8 Apple included a new developer framework called HealthKit. The premise of HealthKit is simple: an operating system wide

Irish patent perspectives pharmaceutical revocation actions, an obvious step in the right direction?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 31 2009

The recent Commercial Court case of Glaxo Group Limited v Patents Act (2009) is the only Irish decision in recent times to deal with the revocation of a patent on the grounds of lack of inventive step

Woman sues pharmacy for data protection breach

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • December 4 2014

A woman, who claimed a pharmacy allowed her husband to watch CCTV footage of her buying a pregnancy test kit, has allegedly settled a Circuit Court

Interim injunctions and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 4 2011

The launch of a generic product onto the marketplace in competition with a patented pharmaceutical product can have devastating effects on an originator company's market position and pricing strategy

English Patents Court revisits the clearing the way principle in preliminary injunction applications

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2011

In the recent English case of Cephalon Inc. and others v Orchid Europe Ltd and others (2010), Mr Justice Floyd of the Patents Court revisited the “clearing the way” principle in cases where there is a threatened launch of a generic product onto the marketplace

Promoting medical research and protecting patients

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Ireland
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  • June 30 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner ("DPC") has just published the results of a Data Protection Public Awareness Survey. Respondents were asked, "should

New definition of “money purchase benefits”: consultation on implementation

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 21 2013

New definition of "money purchase benefits": consultation on implementation The Department for Work and Pensions ("DWP") has published its

A "changing of the guard" at the Medical Council

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 3 2013

The term of the current medical council expired on 31 May 2013. The formation of the new council will be determined in accordance with the provisions