areas of expertise
Matthew R.D. Vittone is an associate in the Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Group focusing on advertising, branded entertainment, interactive entertainment, data protection and privacy, intellectual property matters, music licensing and digital media.
Mr. Vittone’s practice includes risk assessment and counseling; structuring and negotiating creative services agreements, commercial production agreements, celebrity talent agreements, media agreements and licensing deals; reviewing advertising claims and substantiation; representing companies in disputes before the National Advertising Division (NAD); advising on regulatory matters; and performing legal clearance of advertising.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Vittone was a corporate associate with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he represented privately and publicly owned companies and private equity funds in a variety of complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, corporate reorganizations and joint ventures. He also previously worked in the legal departments of MTV Networks and Home Box Office (HBO) where he counseled on legal matters and assisted in structuring and drafting intellectual property licenses, talent agreements and production and distribution agreements in various media platforms.
Matthew is admitted to practice in New York.
Brown University (BA, magna cum laude)
Harvard Law School (JD)