About Niall

Niall Tierney is a highly experienced, registered, regulated and fully insured Intellectual Property Attorney.

Níall’s reputation is for providing commercially orientated Intellectual Property advice and assistance to clients in a timely manner.

Níall combines his knowledge of Intellectual Property law with his 29 years’ of experience and a ‘no-nonsense’ approach to provide clients with strategic focused advice about  the use and ownership of key intellectual property assets.

Níall’s particular speciality is in the clearance, protection and maintenance of brands; industrial designs; product packaging/get up; copyright and related rights; image rights and trade secrets.

What Niall can do for you?

As an attorney specialising in Intellectual Property law, Niall provides advice and assistance to businesses and individuals in relation to the clearance, enforcement, licensing, management, protection and securitisation of brands; trade marks; designs; image rights; logos; literary, musical and artistic works within the European Union and the United Kingdom.

Niall can act on behalf of clients before:

The European Union Intellectual Property Office

The Intellectual Property Office of Ireland

The United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office

The World Intellectual Property Organization

Further details of the services Niall provides can be found by clicking  on ‘Services’ drop down menu above.

Legal advice and assistance in relation to Patents

Why choose Niall?

Níall Tierney has 29 years’ experience as a leading Intellectual Property attorney within the European Union and the United Kingdom.

Throughout his career, Níall’s expertise and acumen has been frequently recognised in top independent legal directories such as “The Legal 500®” and “WTR 1000®”

In WTR 1000®, Niall has been regularly ranked in the top ‘Gold Tier’ for Trademark Prosecution and Strategy in Ireland.

As one of the most highly rated Intellectual Property attorneys in Ireland, Níall was listed in the prestigious WTR Global Leaders” directory for the years, 2020, 2021 and 2022.  

Níall has both private practice and  in-house experience gained during his time working in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. 

All communications with Níall are protected under statute through the doctrine of legal professional privilege, which means they are confidential and cannot be disclosed without his client’s permission.

Niall’s Expertise

    • Anti Counterfeiting Law
    • Competition Law, insofar as it applies to Intellectual Property
    • Comparative Advertising Law
    • Copyright Law
    • Domain Name Enforcement Law
    • Exhaustion of Rights Law
    • Geographical Indications & Appellations of Origin Law
    • Image Rights/Right of Publicity Law
    • Injurious Falsehood Law
    • Industrial Designs Law
    • Passing off Law
    • Privacy Law
    • Trade Libel Law
    • Trade Mark Law
    • Trade Name Disputes Law
    • Trade Secrets Law
    • Unfair Competition Law