Diploma in Technology and IP Law

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The Diploma Centre at the Law Society of Ireland are still accepting applications for the Diploma in Technology and IP Law, which commences on 13th October.

The Diploma provides participants with a detailed understanding of the current framework of laws relating to technology and IP in Ireland.

Diploma in Technology and IP Law

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, nanotechnology, biomedical technology, biometrics, wearable technology, driverless vehicles, Fintech and blockchain will be examined.

Autumn 2021 module structure

The course covers the following issues:

  • 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.

Full details here

The award-winning Diploma Centre at the Law Society of Ireland has provided continuing professional education and training for over 20 years. The Diploma Centre offers a diverse range of postgraduate courses which are available both onsite and online. Courses delivered by leading experts are open to solicitors, trainees, barristers and suitably qualified professionals.

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Steven Galvin

Digitising Ireland: Irish Studies PGR Symposium 2021
Study Law at The Diploma Centre at the Law Society of Ireland


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