Christopher Hennessey

Christopher Hennessey

Pittsfield, MA

  • user-graduate Education Franklin Pierce Law Center and Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • Experience 20 years of experience year
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Practice Areas

Intellectual Property
Employment Law
Construction Law
Business Law
Intellectual Property

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Connecticut
    Since 2006


Chris practices in all areas of litigation and he has appeared in various state courts and federal district court in Massachusetts. He also has experience with appellate and federal courts in New York. Chris has represented businesses with Internet and technology issues as well as trademark litigation, trade secret misappropriation, and copyright infringement matters. He has been involved in a number of employment law matters, representing individuals and businesses with claims brought in the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Prior to joining Cohen Kinne, Chris served as a law clerk to the Honorable C. Ian McLachlan of the Connecticut Appellate Court. He also worked as a staff attorney with the New Hampshire Public Defender where he represented clients in numerous jury and bench trials. During law school, Chris earned a Masters of Law in Intellectual Property and he interned at the United States Patent and Trademark Office of the Solicitor and in the litigation department of a major motion picture studio in California.

Professional Associations

  • Massachusetts State Bar
    2002 - Current


  • Franklin Pierce Law Center
    1999 - 2002


  • Rising Star
    Super Lawyers


  • District Court Standards of Review in 35 U.S.C. ยง 145 Patentability Determinations
    43 IDEA 677
    June, 2003


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