Flynn O’Driscoll’s intellectual property team advises on all aspects of intellectual property law, handling a high volume of complex work on behalf of technology-driven businesses from the traditional through to the most cutting-edge engagements. Our intellectual property team works seamlessly with the wider firm’s technology, life sciences, corporate and employment resources to provide comprehensive advice to clients on matters that combine multiple disciplines.


Our intellectual property team represents a wide portfolio of clients including medtech companies, software companies and gaming companies, fashion houses and designers, content creators, digital content and digital service providers, fintech, insurance, agritech and food producers, publishers, educational and research institutions, spinout companies from local universities among others. In addition to representing a stand-out roster of leading domestic and international clients, our intellectual property team routinely facilitate entrepreneurs and innovators and create synergies between clients to create business opportunities when we see them.

Our key services include:

  • Issues relating to the ownership and assignment of intellectual property rights
  • Scope and effect of various domestic and international research aid, grants and other investments
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Drafting and negotiation of research, development/co-development and intellectual property related agreements (both standard and complex), including SAAS agreements, service level agreements, manufacturing agreements, merchandising agreements and various other forms of licence agreements
  • Conducting intellectual property due diligence reviews
  • Filing and commercialisation strategies (licensing, assignment, franchising and distribution)
  • Full trade mark and design registration services, including management of global portfolios
  • Securing protection of domain names including handling of domain name disputes
  • Protection, ownership and commercial exploitation of creative content, digital content and other copyright protected material
  • Enforcement and defence of intellectual property rights, including advising on passing off disputes
  • Protection of trade secrets and confidential know-how


  • Development, manufacturing and supply of precision medical devices
  • Copyright infringement matter in respect of images displayed online
  • Ownership, development and launch of e-commerce platform and related digital services
  • Successfully resolved trade mark opposition proceedings before the European Union Intellectual Property Office
  • Restructuring and assignment of intellectual property rights, including an intra-company arrangements
  • Sale and assignment of registered trade marks, domain names and related intellectual property
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‘Laura Myles is an excellent lawyer with great attention to detail. An absolute standout individual in terms of negotiations – easily the best I’ve ever worked with in this regard.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

‘Laura Myles has the amazing ability to communicate along with delivering. She is always extremely professional, clearly very dedicated to her clients and very easy to work with.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

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Legal 500 EMEA 2020

‘The Team at FOD provide a personal and focused service to their clients. They are attuned to the needs of the clients as they ensure they develop a strong knowledge of the client’s own business and circumstances, which allows them to provide practical and timely advice to their clients on all matters pertaining to the legal issues that are affecting them. This personal, timely and focused service, serves their clients well in the fast-moving corporate world we live in today.’

Legal 500 EMEA

‘The team at Flynn O’Driscoll approach every assignment I have worked with them on in a very practical, commercial and business-focused way. This has led to better outcomes for clients as the advice and guidance is centred on the end result and desired outcomes. This approach is underpinned by a highly technical and sector knowledgeable team of individuals that bring their input at the right time in a seamless manner.’

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