Region: Ireland

Irish design law to European standard

The Irish law relating to designs has been amended to implement the EU Design Rights Directive, which provides that the protection for designs must be by way of registration. The protection is, however, without prejudice to other forms of rights, such as trademarks, patents, utility models and copyrights.

11 November 2002

Ireland's domain registry relaxes its rules

IE Domain Registry Limited, the company in charge of the '.ie' country-codetop-level domain, has announced a radical overhaul of its rules on naming in the'.ie' domain, effective November 5 2001.

19 November 2001

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