Mynda R. Krato is an Associate in the Entertainment Group
Ms. Krato handles a broad range of transactional entertainment and intellectual property matters, with a focus on development, production, sales and distribution deals in the film, television, and digital media industries.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Krato served as Manager of Business and Legal Affairs for FilmNation Entertainment, where she negotiated international film sales, distribution, and finance agreements for notable titles such as “Late Night,” “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” and “The Big Sick.” She also worked on a variety of motion picture development and production deals, and advised sales teams during major international markets and film festivals.
Ms. Krato began her legal career as a legal intern for the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies and later, the National Music Publishers’ Association, where she worked to protect the intellectual property rights of music artists, publishers, rights holders, and songwriters. She then served as a law clerk for Fox Cable Networks and later, National Geographic Channels, where she helped to structure and draft licensing, production, talent, music, and development agreements for domestic and international television networks and online properties.
Ms. Krato is admitted to practice in both New York and the District of Columbia.
The University of Michigan (BA, 2012)
The George Washington University Law School (JD, 2016)
- Notes Editor for The Federal Circuit Bar Journal
- Senior Articles Editor for The IP and Entertainment Law Brief
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
Cape Chat: Amplify Diversity - Entertainment Law for Writers: Protecting Your Script
Mynda Krato presents "Entertainment Law for Writers: Protecting Your Script!" during a virtual panel for the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) and Amplify Diversity.
September 8 2020
ISA: Legal Issues for Screenwriters
Mynda Krato speaks on legal issues for screenwriters during a virtual panel for the International Screenwriters’ Association.
July 10 2020