• Biography

    Erin Hennessy focuses her practice on trademark law, copyright law and internet and social media issues spanning many industries including media, publishing, technology, retail, fashion and financial services. Erin has been recognized for bringing “high-level in-house experience” to her work, which “gives her a massive competitive advantage in the form of refined business acumen” (WTR 1000, Globe Business Publishing, 2018).

    Erin counsels clients on all aspects of intellectual property with an emphasis on supporting legal, business and marketing teams with branding issues facing their businesses. She handles worldwide trademark matters including trademark counseling, clearance, registration, protection and enforcement, domain name and internet issues, litigation, licensing and transactional matters. She has worked on various policy issues such as the launch of the new gTLDs, trademark dilution, and cybersquatting.

    Erin currently serves as Counsel to the International Trademark Association (INTA) Board of Directors, as Vice Chair of the INTA Political Action Committee, is a member of the Miami University College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board, and a member of the Corsearch Advisory Board. Erin previously served as chief trademark counsel for Time Warner, a Board member of INTA, and chair of her prior firm’s Trademark and Copyright Practice.

  • Education and Clerkships

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

    • New York
    • Washington
    • District of Columbia
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York