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June 13th, 2017
Frankfurt Kurnit in Chambers 2017
For the thirteenth consecutive year Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized Frankfurt Kurnit. Chambers USA ranked us for our: Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory, Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, Media & Entertainment: Entertainment Litigation, and Media & Entertainment: Film, Music, Television & Theater work.
On our advertising practice:
What the team is known for: "Highly respected team with a strong bench of experts in both regulatory and transactional matters. Acts for a large number of blue-chip brands, advising on the development of new promotional ventures and ensuring regulatory compliance. Draws advertising agencies and top media clients through its ability to negotiate high-value deals."
Strengths (Quotes from clients): "I think they are the top of the game in advertising and media law in the US, and have a broad and excellent bench of lawyers in related fields."
Significant clients: PepsiCo, Staples, Dunkin' Brands, 72andSunny, Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
On our media and entertainment practice:
What the team is known for: "Top-notch entertainment practice catering to individual talent as well as entertainment companies. Capable of handling a wide array of content licensing, distribution, financing and talent agreements. Particularly skilled in transactions involving film, theater and television content, as well as publishing, video games and fashion."
Strengths (Quotes from clients): "The firm's experience makes it stand out. It has so much of it in this constantly evolving field"... "I have always been impressed by its attentiveness to the industry."
Significant clients: Anthony Bourdain, Melissa Benoist, Aaron Sorkin, Tribeca Film Festival, Take Two Interactive Software.
On our intellectual property practice:
What the team is known for: "Well-regarded trademark and copyright specialists with wide-ranging experience representing clients in the fashion, entertainment and media spaces. Regularly engaged to advise high-profile clients on brand management, and IP issues relating to commercial transactions and litigation. Recently expanded capabilities in enforcement and prosecution to bolster the firm's full-service offering."
Strengths (Quotes from clients): "They're fantastic, absolutely fantastic," enthuse clients, who say that "the quality of work is outstanding"
Significant clients: Pernod-Ricard, National Hockey League, Scholastic, JetBlue Airways, AXA.
Chambers listed Catherine M.C. Farrelly as a 'Recognized Practioner' and praised the following Frankfurt Kurnit attorneys individually: Tanya Forsheit, Jeffrey A Greenbaum, Richard B Heller, Richard Hofstetter, Candice Kersh, Rick Kurnit, Mark Merriman, Brian Murphy, Edward H Rosenthal, Terri Seligman, and Maura Wogan.
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