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Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent


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


Corporate investigations and white collar defense
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 13 2017

When Regulatory Failings Turn Criminal: Car Edition Redux Why it matters: To paraphrase the famous quote from the film “All About Eve”: Fasten your


Johnson & Johnson faces further legal action over suspected link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • November 22 2016

In 2013 and 2014, Johnson & Johnson was the subject of multiple lawsuits in the United States in which it was claimed that the company was responsible


Survival of cause of action after death
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2017

This judgment deals with a preliminary issue as to whether the plaintiff's cause of action for damages for alleged


Whistleblower's Legislation - First Statutory Injunctions and Penalisation Remedy Granted
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 11 2016

The Protected Disclosure Act 2014 (the "Act") sets out robust statutory protections for workers who can raise concerns in a manner set out under the


Professional regulation and discipline: “misconduct” and “poor professional performance” in Irish law
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • 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


Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence


First award for penalisation of a whistleblower
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 13 2016

In the first award for penalisation under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014, a care assistant has been awarded 17,500 after making what the Labour


2016 Global Data Breach Notification Guide
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 1 2016

In your jurisdiction, are there legal requirements for organizations to provide notice of a breach of security for personal data or other company