David Hackett

David is head of the Intellectual Property Law / Information Technology Law Group. He advises on all aspects of intellectual property law including trademark issues, copyright matters, software development, licensing and distribution and ecommerce issues. He also advises on telecommunications law and regulation in Ireland.

Admitted as a solicitor in 1997
Diploma in Legal Studies, 1993, DIT Rathmines
B.Comm. 1992, University College Dublin

Member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the European Community Trademark Association (ECTA). David also sits on the legal working group of the Irish Internet Association (IIA). David is a Registered Trade Mark Agent.

Achievements and Endorsements

“I have known David Hackett for many years – especially for his IP work and he brings a positive, problem solving outlook whilst being a pleasure to deal with. He doesn’t make a drama out of a crisis and is good value for money in a market that is often very expensive.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

“David brings a positive, problem-solving outlook whilst being a pleasure to deal with. He has rounded enough experience that he can approach matters with creativity.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

“David is very easy to deal with and will get back very quickly”
Chambers Europe, 2018

“David is recognised as a leading individual”
Chambers Europe, 2017

Managing Partner David Hackett is “very hands-on and client-focused.”
Chambers Europe, 2016

Managing Partner David Hackett is ‘an excellent leader.’
Legal 500 EMEA, 2016

Eugene F. Collins’ ‘professional and knowledgeable’ group is headed by ‘expert in the field’ David Hackett.
Legal 500 EMEA, 2015

Clients find ‘he gives very clear and very good advice.’
Chambers Europe, 2014

David Hackett is praised for his ability to combine ‘legal rigour with a balanced approach to the matter in hand.’
Legal 500 EMEA, 2014

David Hackett is recommended in Legal 500 EMEA 2019

David Hackett is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers Europe 2016

David Hackett

Direct +353 1 202 6454

email: dhackett@efc.ie

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