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Popular Diploma in Technology and IP Law starts this month

Applications are still being accepted for the Diploma in Technology and IP Law,which will provide participants with a detailed understanding of the current framework of laws relating to technology and IP in Ireland.


Commencing on 13 October, the course offers an insight into the world of cyber-crime and suggests possible corporate risk management strategies that companies can implement.  Separately, there will be analysis of applicable torts such as defamation and the rights and duties attaching to social media, blogging and internet usage. Finally, the law relating to key technology such as the Cloud, biomedical technology, biometrics, wearable technology, driverless vehicles, Fintech and blockchain will be examined.  

Autumn 2021 module structure:
Module 1: Intellectual property
Module 2: Data protection
Module 3: Technology contracts
Module 4: Social media
Module 5: The law and technology

This course is suitable for solicitors, barristers, and trainees who wish to augment their knowledge in the area of IP and technology law to better advise their clients. It will also appeal to industry professionals with an interest in IT, intellectual property, data protection, cybersecurity, social media, research and development, technology transfer, and innovation.

For further information visit or contact Riona Leahy, Course Leader, by emailing

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