Past events

30th March 2011 – Dublin Chamber of Commerce @ 5.30pm

General Updates - Recent Developments Seminar 2011

This Seminar will deal with recent developments in Copyright, Patents and Trademark Law.  Robert Clark, David Brophy and Máire Ní Shúilleabháin will cover topics including the Advocate General’s opinion in Murphy), the SAS Reference, Post Infopaq cases on originality, recent consultations on copyright reform, etc. A variety of cases from Ireland, the UK, Canada and Australia on originality, database protection, filesharing; The Unitary (Community) Patent: where to now following the ECJ rejection of a new patent court;        Developments on claim interpretation.  How does Kirin-Amgen work in practice?  Software patents in the US following the Supreme Court decision in Bilski; Keyword advertising and trade mark infringement (Google v Louis Vuitton and other related cases); registration of shapes as trade marks (Lego v OHIM).

30th June – 1st July 2011

ALAI Dublin Study Days


Past Events

2010Annual Lecture – Exiles and Orphans

Thursday, 17th June 2010Takes a look at the phenomenon of the ‘orphan work’, its exile from mainstream copyright practice and its recent re-emergence on the agenda of copyright reform. To be delivered by Jeremy Phillips of IP Kat Fame
6.30 in the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Clare Street, Dublin 2.
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2009Current developments in the Taxation of Intellectual Property

Thursday, 19th November 2009The Copyright Association of Ireland has organized a seminar covering all areas of Taxation relating to Intellectual Property from the allowances for IP in the Finance Act 2009 to Estate Planning for Creators of literary, artistic and musical works.
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2008Copyright in the Knowledge Economy

Tuesday, 30th September 2008Commission Green Paper, Recent Litigation in Copyright, Combating DVD Piracy, Collective Licensing Issues. 5:30pm. The Georgian Room, Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
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Design Law & Copyright: From Karen Millen

Wednesday, March 5th 20082 to 5 pm. The Aston Suite, Alexander Hotel, Fenian Street, Dublin 2
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2007ANNUAL LECTURE – Plagiarist and Prophet: Walter Arthur Copinger and the Anglo-American Copyright Tradition

17 December 2007To be delivered by Ronan Deazley on Monday 17th December 2007 at 6.30 in the Guinea Room, Westin Hotel, College Green, Dublin 2. Reception afterwards.
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15 November 2007ARTIST’S RESALE RIGHT – THE WAY FORWARD! With Simon Stokes, Robert Ballagh and Ian Whyte on Thursday, 15th November 2007, at 6.30, in the Georgian Room, Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
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Recent Developments

12 June 2007MORE INFORMATION & Seminar Brochure>>

Advertising & Design

9 March 2007Intellectual Property – Copyright Issues for the Advertising & Design Sector
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Patents (Ammendment) Act 2006

6 February 2007A joint evening lecture with the Copyright Association to discuss the Patents (Ammendments) Act, 2006.
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2006The Value of Commerical Secrets & Confidential Information

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Annual Lecture – SEARCH & SIEZE: from Pewter to Piller

Friday, February 3rd 2006 at 6.30Alison Firth, Newcastle Law School
Prof of Commercial Law
Venue: Georgian Room, Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
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