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Intellectual Property Law City Colleges’ Professional Diploma

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Study in a classroom environment one evening a week.
Price from €1095
  • City Centre Location
  • Fully Interactive Limited Class Size
  • 10 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starts May 2024
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm
Pay in full & get €100 off listed price

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Live online training with real-time instructor-student interaction.
Price from €995
  • Live & fully online
  • Archived for review
  • 10 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starts May 2024
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm
Pay in full & get €100 off listed price

This Diploma is designed to equip learners with an understanding of intellectual property law and the ability to analyse the key legal issues pertianing to intellectual property law and how to protect intellectual property rights. Learners will be equipped with the knowledge in respect of the registration of trademarks, patents, designs and how to protect copyright. Learners will also be introduced to EU and domestic law concerning intellectual property right protection and the various EU and domestic stakeholders.

  • Introduction to the couse and intellectual property law
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Grounds of refusal
  • Design law
  • Copyright
  • Databases
  • The tort of passing off
  • Intellectual property litigation

The Diploma will be assessed by way of 100% continuous assessment.


Setanta Landers

Setanta is the principal of Setanta Solicitors. He is originally from Kerry and has been informed that he mentions this far too often.
Setanta is a qualified solicitor, trademark attorney enrolled in the Irish patent office, and a CTA chartered tax advisor from the Irish Taxation Institute. He is also enrolled as a Solicitor in England and Wales.
Setanta has extensive experience in all areas of Irish commercial law and has particular strengths in litigation strategy, reviewing complex legislative provisions, and has represented clients in the Workplace Relations Commission, the Tax Appeals Commission, the District Court, the High Court and the Superior Courts and various other legal fora.
Setanta has a particular interest in dispute resolution mechanisms, such as arbitration and mediation and owns and operates which is a remote access Arbitration service provider to bring speedy resolution to protracted disputes.
Setanta is known as a hard-working personable lawyer with extensive knowledge and experience and as a dependable colleague.

Setanta holds an LLB honours degree in Law and an LLB in Corporate Law from the National University of Ireland (Galway).

Course Award

A City College’s Professional Diploma Course is a focused, practical programme designed and delivered by an industry practitioner, that consolidates, upskills or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications that indicate that you have been trained in a particular area or specific subject matter.

City College Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study here by their organisation.

Corporate Training

In addition to our scheduled Professional Diploma courses, City Colleges can provide bespoke training over 3 – 4 days, please contact for further details.

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