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
“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