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

(Leading individuals)

Marie McGinleyEversheds Sutherland

Under the leadership of Marie McGinley, Eversheds Sutherland handles all areas of data privacy and data protection, including advising on new product launches as well as ensuring that data processing and other commercial agreements comply with Irish laws. The team leverages the firm’s international links to act for multinational clients, providing ongoing advice to technology companies and assisting with Europe-wide data protection projects. The practice also advises statutory bodies on their data protection obligations, and is instructed by clients to provide crisis response assistance related to data breaches.

Ireland > Intellectual property

Eversheds Sutherland provides a broad range of intellectual property advice to clients from sectors including consumer goods, financial services and sports, assisting with registering and protecting trade marks and with the IP aspects of corporate transactions. The team is particularly active in the technology sector, advising clients on IP matters related to software development and the launch of new products in this space. Marie McGinley leads the IP, technology and data protection team, while corporate partner Peter O’Neill is also a key figure in the practice.

Ireland > Information technology

(Leading individuals)

Marie McGinleyEversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland‘s broad technology practice covers the development and launch of new products, compliance with data protection law and tech-related outsourcing agreements. The firm is also heavily involved in advising on the construction of data centres. Marie McGinley leads the team and has broad experience in commercial, data protection and intellectual property law.