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Followers, friends and connections the ownership of social media contacts
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 13 2013

Hays Specialist Recruitment (Holdings) Limited v Ions 2008 is the key UK decision dealing with the ownership of LinkedIn contacts in the employment


The priority position of floating charge holders following crystallisation their charge introduction
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 13 2011

Prior to 25 March 2011, there was no judicial decision in Ireland on whether the holder of a floating charge could validly improve its position in the order of priority of payments, vis-à-vis preferential creditors, in circumstances where its floating charge crystallises (i.e. converts into a fixed charge) prior to commencement of the winding up of a company


Court of Justice rules that web-browsing is not copyright infringement
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

In a much anticipated judgment issued on 5 June 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") in Case C-36013 Public Relations


Dispute resolution update: making amends - procedures and outcomes
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 3 2014

A common over-riding concern of defendants to defamation proceedings is the amount of costs they will be liable for should they lose the proceedings


Multinationals as unlikely champions of the consumer? Recent developments in the Irish courts
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 31 2014

With the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 just signed into law, the recent case of Vodafone Ireland Limited -v- Telefonica Ireland


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


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


Pensions Update: Insolvency and Your Pension
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • United Kingdom
  • October 25 2016

A recent Court of Appeal decision in the UK has ruled that individuals facing bankruptcy cannot be forced to hand over their pensions to pay off


Employment Update: Providing “Reasonable Accommodation” to Employees with a Disability
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 25 2016

A recent decision of a WRC Adjudication Officer found an employer had failed in its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee


Unregistered Community design right strengthened by Court of Justice ruling in Karen Millen v Dunnes Stores
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union
  • June 20 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") handed down its decision on 19 June 2014 in C-34513 - Karen Millen Fashions Ltd v Dunnes Stores