Olivia Mullooly


Olivia is a Partner in the Technology and Innovation Group, advising on intellectual property, data protection and information technology matters, brand management and protection and the application of intellectual property law to research, cultural and archival projects. Olivia is also very experienced in advising on data protection compliance and on the negotiation of IT and commercial contracts.

She has advised clients across a range of sectors, including the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, food and beverage industry, technology and internet companies, third level education and research institutions, energy sector, large retailers and in the advertising, media and entertainment sector on intellectual property matters and data protection compliance.

Olivia speaks regularly on intellectual property, data protection and related areas in Ireland, Europe and the US.


  • Advising domestic and multinational companies on international intellectual property ownership, development and licensing structures based out of Ireland
  • Advising several clients on licensing deals, research contracts, trade mark, copyright and patent infringement matters
  • Advising Origin Enterprises plc on a multimillion euro collaborative research project with University College Dublin
  • Advising Cubic Telecom on a global IP licensing deal with Qualcomm to deliver connectivity services in the automotive industry
  • Advising food and beverage clients on trade mark matters and trade secret protection
  • Advising Becton Dickinson on the IP aspects of its acquisition of GenCell Biosystems Limited
  • Advising the CRH Group on IP licensing matters
  • Advising several private companies (including multinational internet companies with a presence in Ireland), together with a range of State, Commercial-State, private entities, plcs, voluntary bodies on preparation for the implementation of the GDPR and ongoing data protection compliance, including in relation to privacy policies, data breach notifications, data retention and data management procedures, data access and data subject rights requests and liaison with the Data Protection Commission on investigations.
  • Advising Irish multinational plc on a multi-jurisdictional IT outsourcing agreement with Fujitsu.
  • Advising on contract disputes arising from failed IT implementation projects (on both the customer and supplier side).
  • Advising on the drafting and negotiation of outsourcing contracts and other commercial agreements.
  • BCL, 2005, National University of Ireland Galway
  • LL.M, 2007, Cambridge University
  • Pg. Dip. in Computer and Communications Law, 2013, Queen Mary University, London
  • Admitted as a solicitor, 2011
  • International Trade Mark Association
  • International Technology Law Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals