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Compensation awards on the increase for false accusations of shoplifting

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The level of compensation awarded in Circuit Court defamation actions arising from incorrect allegations of shoplifting has risen in recent months. At

Media injunction obtained against TV3 over archive material

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Two aunts of a man serving a life sentence for murder obtained a prohibition order against TV3. Mary McKeon and Lorraine Reilly issued proceedings

Irish High Court has no jurisdiction in internet defamation claim

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 28 2014

A recent Irish case, CSI Manufacturing Ltd v. Dun and Bradstreet ruled on whether the Irish courts have jurisdiction to hear defamation proceedings

Government opens Irish family law courts to the media for court reporting

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Irish Constitution provides that justice must be heard in public. The determination of family law matters by the courts is one exception to this

Changes in monetary jurisdictions of the Irish Courts

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Changes contained in the Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 will increase the monetary jurisdiction of the District and Circuit

Court considers internet defamation and jurisdiction

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 25 2014

A recent case addressed whether Irish courts have jurisdiction to deal with defamation proceedings if the alleged online defamation was published by a

Establishing the pecking order - Jack Wills wins in trade mark dispute with House of Fraser over bird logo

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 17 2014

The UK's High Court has ruled in favour of Jack Wills (a UK and online casual clothing brand) in a trade mark infringement claim brought against

After Pirate Bay, Commercial Court blocks another file sharing website

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 10 2014

On 2 December 2013, Mr Justice Kelly of the Commercial Court ordered the major Irish Internet service providers (ISPs) to block subscriber access to

Court ruling reinforces the 'right to be forgotten' on social media sites

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • November 11 2013

The "right to be forgotten" is a hot topic of discussion in the context of imminent EU Data Protection Reform. Article 17 of the new EU General Data

Social media - can your employees take their confidential information with them?

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 29 2013

Employers and employees are increasingly promoting themselves and networking through electronic means and social media, for example through Twitter