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12 tips for Christmas
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 17 2013

An employer is liable for the conduct of its employees at a Christmas party organised by the employer. The Equality Tribunal and the Labour Court


Court of Justice rules that hyperlinking internet content is not copyright infringement
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 14 2014

In a much anticipated judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union yesterday in Svensson v Retriever Sverige AB (C- 46612) held that


Ireland as a location for IP
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 1 2013

Ireland has a world class legislative framework for intellectual property and is a member of most international IP conventions and treaties


UK Supreme Court clarifies meltwater decision for internet users
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 1 2013

On the 17th April 2013, the UK Supreme Court decided that internet users do not need permission to browse and view copyrighted material via relevant


Master of the High Court overruled: a bank is not obliged to comply with the Bankers’ Books Evidence Act to prove a debt due to itself
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • September 19 2013

The Master of the High Court has refused liberty to enter final judgment in a number of recent cases on the basis that the plaintiff bank did not


Meaning of “genuine use” in EU trade mark law
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union
  • May 1 2013

The Court of Justice of the European Communities (CJEU) issued its decision in the so-called "ONEL" case in December 2012 (Leno Merken BV v


Waterford Crystal judgment: European Court of Justice finds that the Irish state has failed to protect employees’ pensions
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 1 2013

In a long awaited landmark judgment, The European Court of Justice has today found in favour of ten former Waterford Crystal workers who alleged the


Data subject told "prove your loss"
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 16 2013

The High Court recently decided that for damages to be recoverable by a data subject for breaches of the Data Protection Acts, the data subject must


Private investigators and company directors under the data protection spotlight
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 18 2014

Private investigators are facing increased scrutiny over their compliance with data protection rules. In recent months, the Irish courts have seen


Can US law enforcement access information on Irish servers? the Microsoft saga
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • September 11 2014

In the past few months, Ireland has found itself at the centre of an intense battle over whether US authorities can access data on Irish-based