Team

Fred LogueNiall RooneyTJ McIntyre

Fred is a partner in the firm, specialising in technology, intellectual property, information law and commercial law. Unusually for an Irish lawyer Fred has a science background and worked as an engineer before becoming a solicitor. Fred has extensive experience and expertise in licensing and exploitation of software and technology. He specialises in advising clients on strategy, contracts, transactions and disputes in business sectors where technology plays a key role, as well as online and digital markets. His clients include software companies, third level institutions, media organisations, NGOs and public authorities. Fred is also a leading information lawyer, advising on FOI, access to environmental information, data protection and privacy. Fred has acted in major information law cases before public authorities, administrative decision makers, Irish Courts, European institutions, and the United Nations.

Qualifications

  • BSc, University College Dublin
  • PhD, Trinity College Dublin
  • Chartered Physicist
  • Diploma in Arbitration Law, University College Dublin
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
Memberships

  • iTechLaw
  • Institute of Physics
  • Policy Advisory Committee, IE Domain Registry

Niall is a partner in the firm, specialising in intellectual property, branding and commercial law. He has specialist expertise in legal and regulatory issues relating to brands, including trademarks, labelling, advertising and marketing, and also advises on data protection and privacy issues. Niall works with clients ranging from innovative start-ups and SMEs to household names, with a focus on technology, media, food and drink, retail and consumer sectors. He is also an Irish and European Trade Mark Attorney with extensive experience acting before the Irish Patents Office, EUIPO and WIPO in relation to trade mark applications, oppositions and portfolio management. Over the years he has successfully represented some of the best known Irish and international brands. Niall is a former partner of Tomkins, a firm of European Patent and Trademark Attorneys in Dublin.

Qualifications

  • LLB, Trinity College Dublin
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
  • Registered Trade Mark Agent, Irish Patents Office
  • Professional Representative, EUIPO

Memberships

  • IP & Data Protection Law Committee, Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Association of Data Protection Officers

TJ is a consultant in the firm specialising in privacy, technology and digital law. TJ is a highly-regarded lawyer who brings considerable knowledge and experience to our practice. He has particular expertise in legal and regulatory issues relating to e-commerce, data protection, data security, surveillance and monitoring, cybercrime, online defamation and cyberbullying.

TJ has advised a broad range of public and private sector organisations, and is the current Chairman of Digital Rights Ireland, an advocacy group best known for its landmark victory before the European Court of Justice which found the Data Retention Directive to be invalid.

TJ is a lecturer in the UCD Sutherland School of Law, where he introduced the first Irish course on digital forensics and the law and also teaches modules on data protection and online regulation.

Qualifications

  • BCL, University College Dublin
  • LLM, University of London
  • PhD, University of Edinburgh
  • BL, Honorable Society of King’s Inns
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland

Memberships

  • Member of the New York Bar