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Vicarious liability extended?

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • November 7 2014

The High Court recently decided that the Health Service Executive (HSE) owed a duty of care to a property owner whose property was damaged when the

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

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

To disclose or not disclose expert commentary

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2014

Previously, in the case of Payne v Shovlin, both the High Court and the Supreme Court attempted to clarify the position on precisely what obligation

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

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

Milestone for stem cell research

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • May 28 2014

The landmark approval of adult stem cell research at the CCMI and the availability of funding make Ireland an attractive location for ground-breaking

Case of the month: Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • September 16 2014

In Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333 the court refused the plaintiff's application (a pharmacist owner) seeking to enforce a term in the

Molly Sengupta v HSE (UD 19092009)

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 6 2011

The claimant was employed on a temporary specified-purpose contract to replace a Senior Medical Officer (SMO) who had taken a four year career break

Guidelines on assisted suicide

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2009

Although committing or attempting to commit suicide is not a criminal offence in Ireland or Britain, it must be achieved without assistance from anyone