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Government proposals to amend the Patents Act 1992

Ireland - October 1 2013 The Irish Government has proposed new legislation to widen the scope of the "bolar" exemption available under patent law, the effect of which will be…

More building of blocks on the web in the UK!

European Union, Ireland - March 13 2013 Following on from our previous related blogs last year: Music Body Asks BT to Block User Access to Pirate Bay Site; Controversial Draft Copyright…

More building of "blocks" on the web in the UK!

United Kingdom - March 13 2013 Following on from our previous related blogs last year: Music Body Asks BT to Block User Access to Pirate Bay Site; Controversial Draft Copyright…

"Unwarranted intrusions" by Telcos result in prosecutions

Ireland - November 16 2015 On 2 November 2015, the Office Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) welcomed the outcome of prosecution proceedings which concluded at Dublin…

U-turn on decision to destroy blood samples

Ireland - March 28 2013 As explained in last month's blog on this topic, the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) ordered the destruction of all "heel prick…