Case Reports

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The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal brought by Independent TD Ms Joan Collins, who challenged the constitutional basis for €31 billion in promissory notes granted to financial institutions without a Dáil vote. The six-judge court was unanimous in their ruling that the Credit Institutions (

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Granting an appeal brought by the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Supreme Court has ordered the retrial of a man who had previously been acquitted of burglary and arson in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Delivering the unanimous judgment of the four-judge Court, Mr Justice William McKechnie held

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The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) must re-examine whether the three-dimensional shape corresponding to the product “Kit Kat 4 fingers” may be maintained as an EU trade mark because distinctive character acquired through use of the mark must be shown in all the member states

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A woman evicted by her local council on foot of an unlawful warrant is entitled to damages, the Supreme Court has held. In the joint judgment of Justice Clarke, Justice Laffoy and Justice O’Malley, the Court declared that the decision of the High Court judge to withhold relief despite a finding of

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim brought by a woman who fell down the stairs of a double decker operated by Dublin Bus. Delivering the finding of the three-judge Court, Mr Justice Michael Peart found that the woman was “the author of her own misfortune” by letting go of the handrail bef

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