Brian Hennessay Lawyer
Brian Hennessey joined Carter DeLuca in 2017 as counsel to the firm. Mr. Hennessey has practiced intellectual property law for more than fifteen years in New York City and California’s Silicon Valley. He provides strategic counseling for both start-ups and established companies, and advises clients in a wide variety of matters relating to patents. Mr. Hennessey prepares and prosecutes domestic, international and foreign national patent applications, provides opinions, and performs due diligence.
Mr. Hennessey’s undergraduate engineering studies provided exposure to a wide range of technologies, specializing in electrical and mechanical systems. He gained valuable technical experience working with an oilfield services company, where he specialized in geo-location technology. His interests in law, business, and engineering led him to a career as a patent attorney.
- J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
- B.S. in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.
- States of New York and California
- District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
Brian is a registered patent attorney and is admitted to the bars of the states of New York and California, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California.
Brian has practiced intellectual property law for more than fifteen years and counsels clients in a wide variety of matters relating to patents. He prepares and prosecutes domestic, international and foreign national patent applications, and handles reexaminations, reissues and various petitions before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Brian also provides opinions on patent validity, infringement, patentability and right-to-use, and performs IP due diligence.
Specialties: Brian has experience in a range of electrical, mechanical and computer technologies, including electronic control systems, computer hardware and software, semiconductors, sensors, display systems, optics, medical devices, telecommunications, and financial systems. Brian also has experience with Internet-related and business method patents.