John Menton

John-Menton
  • John Menton
  • PARTNER, HEAD OF CORPORATE
  • +353 1 618 0558
  • Arthur Cox, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland

Expertise

Technology Transactions; Internet and New Media; Life Sciences; Intellectual Property; Encryption; Inward Investment; Implementing Cross Border Intellectual Property structures; Venture Capital for technology companies.

John is head of the Corporate Department in Arthur Cox – the Corporate Department includes a broad range of non contentious corporate disciplines including Mergers & Acquisitions, Public Companies, Tax, Employment, Pensions, Construction, Projects, Company Compliance, Competition, Technology and Intellectual Property. John was formerly head of the Technology and Intellectual Property practice group and specialises in representing a broad range of technology companies from domestic Irish Technology Companies through to multinational household names with operations in Ireland (or engaging in technology transactions through Ireland). He gained his primary experience dealing with technology companies from North America establishing in Ireland when he was in charge of the Arthur Cox New York Office for over three years from 1996 to 1999 and he is also responsible for the operation of the Silicon Valley Office. In addition to practicing law John is also a keen sportsman and represented Ireland in the Discus at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

Education
  • BCL, 1991, University College, Dublin
Professional
  • Licensed as a foreign legal consultant in New York (non-practising), 1999
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland (non-practising), 1996
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 1995
  • Qualified as an Irish and European Trade Mark Agent
  • Co-Chair of Member Recruitment and Retention Committee, TechLaw Group, Inc.