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Professional Third Party Funding of Litigation Continues to be Prohibited in Ireland
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 21 2016

In a judgment delivered yesterday (20 April 2016), the High Court has confirmed that the traditional understanding of the doctrines of maintenance and


Sports Website Guilty of Copyright Infringement
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

Can 8 seconds of any sporting event constitute a substantial part? If it involves Usain Bolt then the answer is a clear "yes". But what if it is a


Vicarious Liability - When is an Employer Liable for its Employees’ Actions?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

In the case of Mohamud v Wm Morrisson Supermarkets 2016 the UK Supreme Court has held the defendant company liable for the actions of an employee


Rights of Au Pairs as Employees?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2016

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) recently considered employment law compliance when engaging au pairs in Ireland. Although the official


Shareholder Disputes: Legal Advice Obtained by Company is Privileged
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2016

For the first time, the Irish courts have considered the question of whether privilege applies to legal advice which has been obtained by a company


Trunki Design Appeal Dismissed by UK Supreme Court
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2016

The UK Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal by Trunki over the design of Hong Kong rival, Kiddee. The UK Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal by


EUTM Not CTM - It’s Almost Time
  • William Fry
  • European Union
  • March 16 2016

The EU's largest decentralised agency, the OHIM, will change its name to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) next Wednesday 23


Irish High Court Refuses To Follow Recent UK Jurisprudence On Penalty Clauses
  • William Fry
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 15 2016

The two recent High Court decisions by Haughton J in the cases of Sheehan v Breccia and others Flynn & Anor v Breccia have reassessed the Irish


Guidance on the Hearing of Preliminary Issues
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 11 2016

In 2015, the Supreme Court in Campion & ors v South Tipperary County Council upheld a High Court decision that aspects of the plaintiffs' claim


CJEU issues decision in Adidas three-stripe case
  • William Fry
  • European Union
  • March 11 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled on the case of alleged similarity regarding the well-known Adidas three-stripe trade mark