IIA WORKING GROUP
AGENDA FOR IIA WORKING GROUP
IIA Legal Working Group – In the Round Session.
General Legal Framework for the Internet and E-commerce.
Legal Panel Discussion
2.00 pm Session 1
Paul Lambert –General Legal Framework for the Internet and E-commerce.
2.30 pm Session 2
Panel Discussion chaired by Rob Corbett
3.00 pm Session 3
Don McAleese – General Legal Framework for the Internet and E-commerce.
3.30 pm Session 4
Panel Discussion chaired by William Earley
Session 1 and Session 3 will incorporate a 25-minute presentation on the General Legal Framework governing the Internet and E-commerce.
Session 2 and Session 4
During the Panel Discussions the Panel will be available to answer legal questions posed by delegates* eg
– Lawfully obtaining and using data;
– e-mail campaigns;
– legal do’s and don’ts;
– online contracts;
– terms and conditions;
– B 2BV B2C
– IPR issues:
– search engines, mega tagging, naming, domain names, website content etc.
– Chat rooms.
– “Social networking” websites.
*delegates are recommended to forward any questions they would like addressed during these panel sessions by e-mail to the Chairman of the Legal Working Group, Don McAleese at firstname.lastname@example.org least 7 days prior to the event. The Panel (time permitting) will endeavour to address and respond to these questions during the panel. The Chairman of each panel will determine what questions are dealt with on the day.
Don McAleese is Chairman of the IIA Legal Working Group and head of the Matheson Ormsby Prentice Information Technology Law Group. He is the Irish National Representative for the International Technology Law Association.
Rob Corbett is a Partner in the Technology Group of Arthur Cox. He advises a wide range of companies involved in technological innovation. He has particular interest in data protection, betting and gaming.
William Earley is a partner in the Corporate Department of McCann Fitzgerald where he heads the firm’s E-commerce and Information Technology Group. He lectures and writes regularly on IT Law matters and is Consulting Editor for Ireland for IT Law Today.
Paul Lambert is an IT and IP lawyer with Merrion Legal Solicitors and Trade Mark Agents. He is a director of the Copyright Association of Ireland and a member of the IIA Legal Working Group. He has a particular interest in mobile and m-legal issues.
Victor Timon is a partner at William Fry. In addition to IT and Telecoms, Victor has particular experience in E-commerce in the UK and Ireland and has advised ISP’s, content providers, auction companies and merchants in all aspects of their day-to-day online activities.
David Hackett is head of Eugene F. Collins’ Intellectual Property and Information Technology Group and has a wide range of experience in advising technology and IT clients on all legal issues associated with their business activities.
Deirdre Kilroy is a member of the Complete Business Department of L.K. Shields, in addition to being part of the firms multi-disciplinary IP/IT unit. She principally advises clients with interest in IT, E-commerce, Outsourcing, Media and Entertainment. Her expertise lies in the law applicable to these industries, including intellectual property, data protection and e-commerce laws.