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Partner - Glenn M. Cunningham

Glenn M. Cunningham


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Glenn Cunningham is the Chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group and Manufacturing Industry Team. Glenn represents publicly traded and privately held companies in industries, including manufacturing, software and technology, food and beverage, franchise, construction, and healthcare in intellectual property and technology cases throughout the United States. His trial practice includes the prosecution and defense of unfair competition, non-competition agreement, trade secret, trademark, patent and copyright cases.

As Chair of the Board of Directors of Interlaw - a leading global network of independent law firms - Glenn brings a cross-border perspective to working with national and international clients. He is the former Chair of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group and was a Lecturer in Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law teaching Trial Advocacy for nearly a decade.   Glenn is also currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Technology Council.


Teaching Positions

  • University of Connecticut School of Law: Lecturer in Law, Trial Advocacy; 1999-2008

Professional Affiliations

  • Interlaw: Chair, Board of Directors (2018-2021); Vice Chair (2015-2018)
  • Connecticut Technology Council: Member, Board of Directors
  • Federal Bar Association: Past Vice President for the Second Circuit
  • Federal Bar Association: Past President for the Hartford Chapter
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Federal Practice Section; Intellectual Property Section
  • International Trademark Association, Prior Member of the Enforcement Committee: Courts & Tribunals Subcommittee
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Venture Group
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Judge Janet Bond Arterton American Inn of Court

Community Involvement

  • The Children's Museum (formerly Science Center of Connecticut): Past Vice Chair - Board of Trustees
  • Leadership Greater Hartford: Class of 1999
  • Town of West Hartford: Past Member, Democratic Town Committee
  • United Way of the Capital Area: Past Chair, Shipman & Goodwin Annual Appeal
  • Formerly a Justice of the Peace

Federal Copyright, Trade Dress and Trademark Infringement Action

Represented world-wide manufacturer of specialty cases in a federal action against former distributor alleging copyright, trade dress and trademark infringement.

Lawsuit Alleging Misappropriation and Attempt to Sell Trade Secrets

Obtained a temporary and permanent injunction and a judgment of over $1,000,000 against defendants who misappropriated and attempted to sell a valuable downline list.

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Practice Areas

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  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1991
  • Villanova University, B.A., 1988,
    Pi Sigma Alpha, Order of Omega

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of CT

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