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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


Recent decision of the Court of Appeal on delay in historic child abuse claims
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 21 2015

The new Court of Appeal delivered its judgment in the case of Cassidy v. The Provincialate on 16 April, 2015. The unanimous judgment of the Court was


‘Right to be forgotten’ goes global
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union
  • December 4 2014

The Article 29 Working Party ("Working Party") - the collection of EU Member States' national data protection authorities ("DPAs") - has issued its


Challenging wind farms
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • January 13 2015

The benefits of renewable energy are obvious, but the High Court in Kelly v An Bord Pleanála made it clear that failure to properly consider the


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