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Irish Data Protection Commissioner comments on social media companies in light of Google Spain case
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 20 2015

As a result of the significant Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruling in the Google Spain case many large US based technology, cloud and social


Limits to company representation in litigation
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 12 2015

A recent High Court decision reconsidered the circumstances in which a shareholder or director may represent a company in legal proceedings


If at first you don’t succeed - Vodafone seeks legal review against ComReg regarding the spectrum held by three post ThreeO2 merger
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 28 2015

On 13 October 2014, Vodafone commenced judicial review proceedings in the Irish High Court against ComReg aimed at requiring ComReg to consider the


Ex parte relief and full and frank disclosure
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 23 2014

A recent decision has confirmed the importance of ensuring full and frank disclosure when seeking an order from the court on an ex parte basis.(1) The


Ireland is to host a local division of the Unified Patent Court
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • December 22 2014

The Government’s rationale for its decision to take this path, instead of opting for a regional division, is to encourage innovation


Mutual legal assistance help your neighbour!
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 19 2014

Mutual legal assistance refers to assistance given by one State to another with the administration of justice in the second State. Such assistance is


The common practice for the scope of protection of black and white trade marks
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • December 19 2014

It had been generally accepted in Ireland that the registration of a trade mark in black and white or greyscale (B&W) would provide protection for


The CJEU gives its views of the parody exception to copyright
  • Matheson
  • Belgium, European Union, Ireland
  • December 19 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) recently gave guidance in Deckmyn v Vandersteen (Case C-20113) as to the meaning of Article


Court of Appeal - end of the appeal backlog?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 12 2014

In recent years, the Supreme Court has had a heavy backlog of appeals from the High Court. The system of appeals from the High Court resulted in


High Court confirms that banks must strictly comply with bankers' rules on evidence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 12 2014

Recent decisions of the High Court have confirmed that banks are required to satisfy strict proofs in enforcing claims against debtors, which will