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Bracewell LLP

1251 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 49TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10020-1100, USA
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Work +1 212 508 6100
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Fax +1 212 508 6101
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www.bracewell.com

Erin Hennessy

Tel:
Work +1.206.204.6240
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com/people/erin-s-hennessy
Bracewell LLP

Work Department

Trademark

Position

Erin Hennessy's practice focuses on trademark law, copyright law, and internet and social media issues with an emphasis on the media and telecommunications industries. Having served as a former chief trademark counsel in-house, she brings an innate business sense and first-hand insights to her practice. During her career, Erin has handled worldwide trademark matters including trademark counseling, clearance, registration, protection and enforcement; domain name and internet issues; litigation, licensing and transactional work. She has worked on various policy issues such as the imminent launch of the new gTLDs, trademark dilution, domain name tasting, cyber-squatting, keyword advertising and spyware. She has served as lead trademark counsel on major corporate transactions such as the $9.6 billion spin-off of Time Warner Cable from Time Warner Inc. and the $2.6 billion divestiture of Warner Music Group.

Education

J.D., Widener University Law School, 1996; B.A., Miami University, 1992


United States: Intellectual property

Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Within: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Bracewell LLP’s ‘excellent’ practice has prosecution and enforcement expertise across a range of industries, including technology, retail and energy. Practice head Erin Hennessy, who splits her time between New York and Seattle, has been acting for BJ Services in various clearance and prosecution matters arising from the launch of a number of products. Hennessy has also been assisting oil and gas exploration company Apache Corporation with clearance, prosecution and enforcement matters, as well as brand protection regarding a number of recent discoveries. David Ball, who is based in New York, is a name to note. Other clients include HTC, SAS Shoes and Fresh Innovations.

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