Intellectual Property Law

Practice Area

Intellectual property is a type of incorporeal property which refers to creations of human intellect, most notably copyrights, patents and trademarks – the main purpose of which is to encourage innovation by allowing individuals and companies to benefit economically from their creations.

The seminal, authoritative text in this area, Intellectual Property Law in Ireland by Robert Clark, Shane Smyth and Niamh Hall, offers an erudite consideration of the bundle of intangible possessory rights safeguarded by intellectual property law.

Other titles in this area include A Guide to Trade Mark Law and Practice in Ireland by Helen Johnson and Irish Copyright and Design Law by Robert Clark.

Our Intellectual Property and IT Law online service is updated on a regular basis to take stock of new developments, making it an essential resource for solicitors and barristers aiming to remain at the forefront of this rapidly evolving area of legal practice.

Our titles are available for purchase in print or e-book format.

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Intellectual Property Law Books

A Guide to Trade Mark Law and Practice in Ireland

Guide to Trade Mark Law and Practice in Ireland covers the law and practice of trade mark law in Ireland and under OHIM and WIPO, enabling readers to understand the basic legal principles and practical procedure surrounding the application, registration and enforcement of trade marks in these jurisdictions. Written in a simple and comprehensible manner this is an indispensable users’ guide to trade mark law and practice in the Irish... Read more

Intellectual Property Law in Ireland

Intellectual Property Law in Ireland, 4th edition is a detailed guide to patents, copyright and trade mark law. It covers all relevant European legislation and traces its weaving into Irish law. It details European case law together with relevant case law from commonwealth countries, as well as detailing any Irish cases on the three areas and also covers design law. It outlines the workings of the patents, copyright and trade... Read more

EU Data Protection Law

Data Protection has become one of the most important news topics of recent years, playing a role in elections and referendums, and posing a whole host of new legal questions. At its core, data protection is the statutory protection provided to protect the privacy of individuals with regard to personal data. It’s places various obligations on persons who keep personal data, eg that the data must be accurate and kept... Read more

Privacy and Data Protection Law in Ireland

The GDPR emphasises transparency, security and accountability by data controllers and processors, while at the same time standardising and strengthening the right of European citizens to data privacy. This book provides a comprehensive guide to the effects of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 in Ireland. Read more