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Olivia is a Partner in the Technology and Innovation Group and head of the Intellectual Property team, advising on intellectual property, data protection and information technology matters.

Olivia 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. Olivia is also very experienced in advising on the negotiation of IT and commercial contracts.

Relevant Experience

  • 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 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 major IT outsourcing agreement with an Irish financial institution
  • Advising on contract disputes arising from failed IT implementation projects (on both the customer and supplier side)


+353 1 920 1060

Ten Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
D02 T380

  • 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
  • Member of International Trade Mark Association
  • Member of International Technology Law Association

“Olivia Mullooly provides excellent advice and is only too happy to assist at short notice when required.”

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2021

“The combination of Olivia Mullooly’s subject matter expertise and commercially oriented advice make her a strong ally to have on your side.”

Chambers Europe: Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2021

“Olivia Mullooly has great negotiation and communication skills. Olivia provides the same high standard that you expect when you work with the gold and silver circle firms in London.”

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2020

Olivia Mullooly “gives very timely advice and cuts through the issues.”

Chambers Europe: Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2020