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“Men must know their limitations.” Clint Eastwood: Komady Limited and Anor v. Ulster Bank Limited
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 9 2014

A High Court decision delivered on 26 June 2014 focused on the 7 June 2012 Supreme Court ruling in Gallagher v ACC and dealt with a potential


Court of Justice rules on the definition of personal data
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 25 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") recently provided further guidance on what constitutes personal data for the purpose of EU law


Happy 10th birthday to the protection of employees (fixed-term work) act 2003
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • December 17 2013

For most employers the primary benefit of a fixed-term contract lies in the exclusion of the Unfair Dismissal Acts 1977-2011 (the "UD Acts") on the


Damages for breach of contract: astrology and economics
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 19 2015

Two recent judgments of Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan deal with interesting points arising on how the Court should assess damages for breach of contract


IP infringement claims against ‘family guy’ creator over ‘ted’ merchandise
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • March 19 2015

'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane's character Ted, the profane, womanising teddy bear, has been the subject of two separate lawsuits in relation


Developments in intellectual property law
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 24 2015

In conjunction with the upcoming World IP Day (26 April 2015), we held an in-house counsel masterclass on recent developments in IP and social media


Communications monitoring in the workplace a short guide
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 23 2014

Unrestricted use of email, social media and file hosting services can have damaging effects on employers' reputation and business. Bullying


Interns and your intellectual property: what you need to know
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 28 2014

Last week's blog highlighted the absence of law clarifying the status of interns in Ireland. For IP-rich organisations, this may impact their ability


Employees beware email usage in the workplace
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 9 2014

The UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (the "EAT") has held that the use of emails by an employer discovered in the course of an employee disciplinary


High Court clips wings of licensing bodies
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 7 2014

On 14 August, 2014, the High Court delivered a judgment which will be of significant interest to applicants for licences and licensing bodies alike