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PG McMahon partners with UCC IT Law Clinic

PG McMahon Solicitors are pleased to have joined the panel of solicitors who partner with the IT Law Clinic in University College Cork. The IT Law Clinic is run by UCC postgraduate law students along with academic supervisors and provides legal information to startups on copyright, e-commerce and data protection law. The Clinic is linked […]

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Copyright briefing for freelance journalists

On 5 February 2018 Rossa McMahon spokeĀ about intellectual property rights and protections at the NUJ Freelance Forum in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. The Freelance Forum is a bi-annual conference for journalists, broadcasters and photographers organised by the National Union of Journalists and supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Rossa delivered a briefing on the different […]

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A taste of childhood, and intellectual property in recipes

Sharon Noonan, from Ballymena but now resident in Newcastle West, hosts the excellent Best Possible Taste show on West Limerick 102 FM and has produced a fantastic radio documentary about a hidden slice of Irish food history: Devlin’s Yellowman, a homemade toffee made by Sharon’s family and sold at the Lammas Fair in Ballycastle. In […]

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5 tips for dealing with intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is an area of the law that we are all affected by, often in many small ways we might not realise. Why is Bulmers called Magners in England? Why are only older drugs available from generic manufacturers? Why are some TV shows available on Netflix in the US, but not Ireland? IP […]

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Rossa McMahon gives guest seminar at UCC IT Law Clinic

On Wednesday (28 October 2015) Rossa McMahon gave a guest seminar to postgraduates at UCC’s IT Law Clinic running a legal guidance service for Irish information technology startups. UCC is a member of iLinc, a European network of information and communications technology law incubators who provide free legal support to startups while giving postgraduate law […]

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