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Intellectual Property - Ireland
TMT: Information Technology - Ireland
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John Whelan is a partner and head of the Commercial & Technology Group at A&L Goodbody. John advises clients on commercial, regulatory and contentious matters with a focus on technology, privacy, IP, telecoms and commercial contracts. On the IP side he has been involved in most of the significant IP cases that have come before the Irish courts, on the commercial side some of the largest technology projects completed in the Irish market, and regularly advises domestic and multinational corporations on Irish and EU data privacy matters. John also advises tech and pharma companies establishing operations in Ireland.
Before joining A&L Goodbody as a partner in 2003, John worked with a global law firm in London and Hong Kong. He established and headed up A&L Goodbody’s US offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto from 2013 to 2016.