Dublin Web Summit

17 October 2012

Mason Hayes & Curran was delighted to be the exclusive legal sponsor of the 2012 Dublin Web Summit.

As Ireland’s fastest growing full service law firm, we understand the challenges of working in a rapidly changing sector.  Our technology team advises the world’s leading social media and search organisations along with emerging startups and entrepreneurs. 

From first round funding to strategic outsourcing partnerships, intellectual property management or global privacy protocols, we give the smart advice you need.  Find out why we are the first choice for technology firms in Ireland by contacting one of our team. 


Corporate lawyers David O'Donnell and Gavin O'Flaherty.


Commercial lawyers Philip NolanRobert McDonagh and Peter Bolger


Check out our Robot at Dublin Web Summit - Titan, pictured right with Gavin O'Flaherty, Corporate Partner.  Titan also appears in this RTE video at our stand.


Mason Hayes & Curran Legal Bootcamp

Starting a new business is filled with challenges and opportunities. One of the biggest challenges is making sure that you are investor ready from day one.

Rosalind Lipsett with Titan the Robot at the Dublin Web Summit.
Source: Conor McCabe Photography.

Bootcamp Briefings

At Dublin Web Summit, our expert partners hosted a number of tailored briefings on key legal issues for new and emerging companies.

Show Me the Money - How to Make an Investor Love You

Keeping the Kitchen Sink - Negotiating Good Investor Deals

Crown Jewels - Protecting your Intellectual Property


Bootcamp Meetings

We also ran complimentary bespoke 20 minute meetings, where attendees could chat directly and privately to our lawyers.        


Dublin Web Summit Talk - The Cloud’s Biggest Customer: Do governments get it?

Philip Nolan at Dublin Web SummitPhilip Nolan, Head of Technology, Media and Communications, Mason Hayes & Curran spoke on Thursday on the Cloud Stage at Dublin Web Summit.

$140 Billion is the approximate annual spend by the US Federal Government and EU Governments on information technology.

Philip explored how governments can transform their IT procurement strategies by embracing the cloud. He also considered the roadblocks that may be hampering government adoption of the cloud and how vendors could overcome these challenges to get a cut of the market.


Dublin web summit attracted international entrepreneurs, investors and influencers. The Dublin Web Summit ran over two days on the 17th & 18th of October 2012 and catered to both seasoned tech company CEOs and executives, and those from more traditional businesses.



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