Marie McGinley > Eversheds Sutherland > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland

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Marie is a Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property, Technology and Data protection Departments in Eversheds Sutherland Ireland. Marie practises in both contentious and commercial intellectual property/technology matters for a broad range of domestic and international clients. She is also a registered Irish Trade Mark Agent. Marie advises on commercial, regulatory and transactional matters.
Marie has particular experience in complex intellectual property/technology development, procurement and licensing deals, including managed services, systems integration, technology and large scale outsourcing projects for both domestic and international clients. This experience includes advising on complex technology and commercial outsourcing arrangements in all sectors, ranging from e-commerce, franchising, international trade, technology distribution, data centre and financial services.
Marie also has particular experience in advising on data protection law in the context of a wide range of data protection matters which are relevant to both domestic and international clients, including advising clients on the data protection and privacy aspects of direct marketing initiatives and activities, international data transfers in the context of service agreements and outsourcing, multijurisdictional audits and general/strategic data protection compliance.


Partner, Head of the Intellectual Property, Technology and Data Protection

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Ireland > Data privacy and data protection

(Next Generation Partners)

Marie McGinleyEversheds Sutherland

Led by Marie McGinley, Eversheds Sutherland assists clients in ensuring that their data policies and commercial agreements comply with Irish and European data protection and data privacy regulations. The team has also advised clients on responding to data breaches and subsequent investigations by the Data Protection Commission. McGinley is valued by her clients for her advice, which is ‘not only expert but also applicable‘. Peter O’Neill is another key partner in the team, while senior associate Neasa Ní Ghráda is heavily involved in advising on GDPR compliance.

Ireland > Information technology

(Leading individuals)

Marie McGinleyEversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland acts for tech start-ups and established companies active in the IT space, advising on commercial contracts and data protection matters. The practice also advises companies in other sectors, including education, financial services, and media, on technology-related issues. The team is also active in the growing area of data centres. Marie McGinley leads the practice, and in addition to her data protection work also handles technology-related intellectual property matters. Corporate partner Peter O’Neill is another key figure in the team.

Ireland > Intellectual property

Eversheds Sutherland advises on commercial transactions involving intellectual property, as well as representing clients in disputes related to allegations of passing-off. Marie McGinley leads the team, which is able to draw on the support of partners from the firm’s dispute resolution and corporate practices.