Ms Olivia Mullooly > Arthur Cox > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Arthur Cox
D02 T380

Work Department

Technology / Intellectual Property / Data Protection


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.


Law Society of Ireland
International Trade Mark Association
International Technology Law Association


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

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Data privacy and data protection

(Next Generation Partners)

Olivia MulloolyArthur Cox

The data privacy team at Arthur Cox provides advice to clients across a broad range of sectors on both compliance with regulations and responses to data breaches. The team is frequently instructed by technology companies, including established household names as well as start-ups, and assists clients with entering the Irish market. ‘Standout performer‘ Rob Corbet is well versed in advising clients on data breaches and is also recognised for his work in the gambling sector. He leads the team alongside Colin Rooney, who is noted for his experience in regulatory investigations, and Olivia Mullooly.

Ireland > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Olivia MulloolyArthur Cox

Arthur Cox’s broad intellectual property practice handles both contentious and non-contentious matters in this area. The team advises on the registration of IP as well as on commercial agreements, and is active in sectors including technology, consumer goods and education. It also advises pharmaceutical clients on the patent aspects of new product launches and acts for them in patent litigation. Olivia Mullooly leads the team and handles disputes as well as brand management and commercialisation matters. Gavin Woods and senior associate Domhnall Breatnach are also experienced in litigation.

Ireland > Information technology

Arthur Cox has experience across a broad range of information technology matters and has close relationships with a number of major Irish companies, advising on commercial IT agreements such as software licensing as well as regulatory compliance. The team is also frequently instructed to advise clients on digital transformation projects, providing assistance with complex outsourcing matters. Data protection is another area of focus for the team. Practice head Rob Corbet has a broad practice in this sector, ranging from handling commercial agreements to advising companies on responding to data breaches. Colin Rooney and Olivia Mullooly, who is particularly noted for her work on issues related to intellectual property, are also key contacts. Ian Duffy, who was promoted to partner in January 2022, is also a key contact.