Fred Logue- Solicitor, FP Logue

  • Speaker Bio:

    Fred Logue is a lawyer qualified to practice as a solicitor in Ireland and England & Wales. Fred specialises in Intellectual Property Law, Information Law and Commercial Law. He advises clients on a range of topics including software licensing, technology transfer, competition law, access to information and data protection law.

    Recent matters he has acted in include

    • Acting for a multinational software company in the telecommunications sector where he advised on patenting strategy and commercial contracts.
    • Advising a multinational software company in the travel sector on a contract to supply software to one of the world’s largest airlines.
    • Advising an Irish advocacy group seeking access to its members’ personal data.
    • Advising an Irish SME licensing designs to a Danish consumer products company.
    • NAMA –v-Commissioner for Environmental Information where the Irish Supreme Court declared that NAMA, Ireland’s bad bank, must provide public access to environmental information.
    • Minch –v- Commissioner for Environmental Information where the Irish High Court was asked to determine if information relating to broadband infrastructure can be considered to be environmental information.
    • The Trichet Letters where he acted for the complainant to the European Ombudsman leading to the successful release of correspondence from the ECB to Ireland’s finance ministry concerning the bailout of the Irish economy.
    • Radio Telefís Eireann, Ireland’s national broadcaster on access to information on the expenses claims of parliamentarians.
    • The Law Society of Ireland to deliver training on intellectual property and information law topics to a range of lawyers and non-lawyers.

    Fred is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Committee of the Law Society of Ireland and is ranked in the IAM 300 as one of the world’s top intellectual property strategists. Fred has a PhD in semiconductor physics from Trinity College Dublin, is a member of the Institute of Physics (London) and is a Chartered Physicist.

    Professional Qualifications:
    ► Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
    ► Member of the Institute of Physics, Chartered Physicist
    ► Member of IAM 300
    ► Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (non-practising)

    Phone: +353 1 531 3508


    Presentation Title:

    Top 5 things you need to know about technology law

    Presentation Synopsis:

    Business-relevant summary of the key legal issues and trends facing Irish technology and digital companies, both current and emerging issues.

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