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About me

I represent businesses of all types and sizes, from startup, to those with revenues in the tens of millions of dollars.  Recent transactions include repesenting the selling owners in a 100% ESOP transaction, successfully optaining trademarks in the food, healthcare, software and lifestyle industries, and establishing limited liability companies in the financial and landscaping industries.


I advise clients on trademark and copyright issues and prepare and prosecute applications in both fields


I serve as a director of several charitable organixations and well as act as an outside director and oficer several companies.


I provide practical and timely advice to clients, whether i am in the office, at home or on a boat in Alaska.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    39 years, 150 cases
  2. Real Estate: 15%
    39 years, 400 cases
  3. Trademark Application: 15%
    12 years, 100 cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    39 years, 250 cases
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    39 years, 500 cases



Hourly ($250-320/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Edward Joseph Kelleher

    Fran Pennarola is the first person I think of when a client of mine has a trademark question. I've known Fran for many years and trust his judgment and expertise. I am very comfortable referring clients to him for their trademark work.


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  • Richard Arconti

    Fran is the go-to lawyer in the Danbury area for trademark matters, and he is greatly respected and admired by his peers for his diligence and trustworthiness.


    Richard Arconti Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Chipman Mazzucco Attorneys at Law

39 Old Ridgebury Road
Suite D-2
Danbury, CT, 06810


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV ratingMartindale Hubbell1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney Trial Referee, Factfinder and arbitratorState Of Connecticut Judicial Branch1995 - 2014
PartnerGager, Henry & Narkis1979 - 1995
AttorneyGallagher & Gallagher1976 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Law SectionMemberN/A
Danbury Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Danbury Bar AssociationFormer PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vandersluis v. WeilConnecticut Supreme Court upheld jury verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
mytrademark.usHow Can We Help You register a Trademark2014
blog.mytrademark.usConfronting a "Likelihood of Confusion" rejection parts one and two2014
The Trademark Shop BlogLife after a "merely descriptive" initial refusal2011
The Trademark ShopProtecting Your trademark2010
Connecticut Law Tribune MagazineABC's of Copyright and Trademarks2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Wesleyan UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1973