HENNESSEY - William O. Hennessey (Professor Emeritus)

Emeritus Professor William O. Hennessey

Professor Emeritus
A.B., Brown University
Ph.D., University of Michigan
J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center


Papers (At the UNH IP Mall)

Updated: September 20, 2012



  • International IP Law and Policy (LexisNexis 2008, 2d ed. with Graeme Austin, Graeme B. Dinwoodie & Shira Perlmutter). [Catalog]
  • International Patent Litigation (Editor, with Michael Meller, BNA, 2008). [Catalog]
  • International and Comparative Patent Law (LexisNexis Publishing 2002) (with Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Shira Perlmutter). [Catalog]
  • International Intellectual Property Law and Policy (LexisNexis Publishing 2001) (with Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Shira Perlmutter).[Catalog]
  • International Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Documentary Supplement (LexisNexis Publishing 2001) (with Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Shira Perlmutter). [Catalog]


  • Deconstructing "Shanzhai" - China's Copycat Counterculture: "Catch Me If You Can", 34 Campbell L. Rev. 609 (2012) [UNH Law]
  • Thirty Years (and More) of Intellectual Property Protection in China, 46 Hous. L. Rev. 1257 (2009) [UNH Law] [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • What's New? Innovating the Teaching of Innovation Law12 J. of Intell. Prop. Rts. 118 (2007) [UNH Law]
  • Changing Traffic Patterns in Technospace, 2005 Mich. St. L. Rev. 201 (2005). [UNH Law] [Lexis] [Westlaw


  • Update on Trademark Developments in the United States, Association Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI) Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, Nov  2008.
  • Access to Information and Knowledge, Open Source and Emerging Models to Supplement IPRs, Science and Technology in Society Forum, Kyoto, Japan, Oct 2008.
  • How to Turn Intellectual Property Knowledge and Experience into Economic Power and Social Progress in Health and Agriculture: The Secrets Which Developing Countries and Their Indigenous Peoples Need to Know About the IP Practices of Developed Countries. Second Global Summit on HIV/AIDS, Traditional Medicine & Indigenous Knowledge, Accra, Ghana, March 10-14, 2008. [UNH Law]
  • Enacting International Laws and Implementing Public Policies to Protect the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to Knowledge and Biodiversity: Challenges and Opportunities, 2007 [UNH Law]
  • The Development of China's Intellectual Property System, World Resources Group, San Francisco, CA, Jan. 2007.
  • Chinese IP Enforcement, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Boston, MA, Sep. 2006.
  • IP Enforcement in China, U.S. Consulate American Center, Nagoya, Japan, July 2006.
  • Developing Brand Strategies, (in Chinese), Chinese Trademark Office, Luzhou, China, July 2006.
  • China's Intellectual Property Culture, Berkman Center, Harvard Law School, Apr. 2006.
  • Will the US Seek WTO Sanctions against China for Lacik of IP Enforcement? World Resources Group, New York City, Feb. 2006.
  • Protecting IP Assets in the BRIC Economies, U.S. Consulate American Center, Osaka, Japan, July 2005.
  • Building an IP Curriculum, Tokyo University of Science, July 2005.
  • Protecting Intellectual Property in China, Harvard Business School, Mar. 2005. 
  • The Development of China's Intellectual Property System, World Resources Group, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2005.
  • Toward A Conceptual Framework for Recognition of Rights for the Holders of Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, (2002). [Web]
  • Current Practice Concerning Patents on Computer Software in the United States PTO and Courts, (2002). [Web]
  • Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (Judicial and Prosecutorial Training Institute, Special Program of the U.S. Department of Justice and the American Institute on Taiwan [AIT], Taipei, Taiwan, Oct.-Nov. 2000).*
  • Teaching Intellectual Property in Universities and Research Institutions (Visitors Program of the U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Chisinau, Moldova, September 2000).*
  • Managing Intellectual Property Assets (Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, April 2000).*
  • International Intellectual Property Law: The Trade Framework ( Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, March 2000).*

*Copy of the presentation is on file with the author.