Erin Hennessy is a partner in Bracewell's Technology Group and is the head of the firm’s Trademark and Copyright practice. Her practice focuses on trademark law, copyright law, and internet and social media issues spanning many industries including media, publishing, technology, retail, fashion, and financial services. Having served as a former chief trademark counsel in-house, she brings an innate business sense and first-hand insights to her practice.
Erin counsels clients on all aspects of IP with a particular 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 work. She has worked on various policy issues such as the launch of the new gTLDs, trademark dilution, domain name tasting, and cyber-squatting. 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.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Erin S. Hennessy