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Contact the Intellectual Property Unit

Contact details for Intellectual Property Unit and staff members


Intellectual Property Unit, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 TD30.

Tel: 01 631 2121

Fax: 01 631 2561

Email: ipu@enterprise.gov.ie

Head of Section

Name Phone Number
Karen Hynes01 631 2870

Industrial Designs, Trade Marks and Enforcement 

Name Phone Number 
Jill Colquhoun01 631 2874
Martin O’Flaherty056 772 4142
Grace Somers056 772 0197

Copyright and Related Rights

Name Phone Number 
Eamonn Balmer01 631 2333
Laura Egerton01 631 2872
Debbie Browne01 631 2380
Patricia Mollaghan056 772 0152

Patents (National and European)

Name Phone Number 
Jean O'Neill01 631 2409
Margaret Ryan  01 631 2588

International Co-ordination

Name Phone number 
Jill Colquhoun01 631 2874
Felicity Ryan056 772 0164