Christopher Hennessey

Christopher Hennessey

  • Intellectual Property, Employment Law, Construction Law ...
  • Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York
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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.

Practice Areas
    Intellectual Property
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New Hampshire
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New York
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1st Circuit
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2nd Circuit
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Professional Experience
Connecticut Appellate Court
Franklin Pierce Law Center
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Franklin Pierce Law Center
LL.M. | Intellectual Property
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Tulane University
B.A. (1997) | History
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Massachusetts State Bar
- Current
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Articles & Publications
District Court Standards of Review in 35 U.S.C. § 145 Patentability Determinations
43 IDEA 677
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Cohen Kinne Valicenti & Cook LLP
28 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Telephone: (413) 443-9399
Fax: (413) 442-9399
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