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Allegations of mis-selling could not be considered by Financial Services Ombudsman when they occurred more than six years previously
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 28 2015

In Geoghegan v Financial Services Ombudsman & Ors 2015 IEHC 217, Kearns P in the High Court rejected an appeal of a decision of the Financial


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


Doing business in Ireland guide
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 7 2015

Over 1,150 international companies have operations in Ireland. These companies are involved in a wide range of activities and sectors including


A "changing of the guard" at the Medical Council
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • 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


Interim injunctions and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • 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
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • 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


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • 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


New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently


"A roof is a roof": High Court decision signals a new "awning" for smoking areas in licensed premises
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2010

On Wednesday, the High Court ruled that a retractable canvas awning was a "roof" within the meaning of the Public Health (Control of Tobacco) Acts and therefore in breach of the smoking ban


Will Ireland outstrip UK’s reputation as a patent “graveyard”?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • September 1 2011

In November 2010, Mr Justice Arnold, one of the three specialist judges in the Patents Court in London, held three Medinol patents not to be infringed by Abbott Laboratories’ coronary stents