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Frankfurt Kurnit Law Firm Adds New IP Litigation Partner


Wednesday, August 24, 2011

New York, NY — Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC has added Toby Butterfield as a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Groups. Mr. Butterfield formally joined the firm on August 19, 2011.

“Toby Butterfield is a rising talent in the IP Litigation world and a perfect fit for our already well-regarded IP Litigation team,” said Frankfurt Kurnit Litigation Group Chair Edward Rosenthal. “He is a great addition to our law firm.”

Mr. Butterfield has 20 years of experience litigating and counseling on copyright, trademark, defamation, digital media, and commercial matters, and his clients include major media and entertainment organizations. He has handled cases for entertainment and media companies ranging from HIT Entertainment, Inc., Business Traveller magazine, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, and A&E Television Networks, to technology companies FilmOn and iView Multimedia Ltd. He also represents individual authors and executives as well as designers and manufacturers of luxury goods such as Juliska®.

Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Butterfield was a partner at Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP.

About Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz celebrates more than 30 years as a full-service law firm with a focus on the media, entertainment, and advertising industries. We provide counseling and litigation services to some of the world’s best-known publishers, producers, directors, distributors, actors, celebrities, models, writers, financiers, charitable organizations, online content and service providers, and many of the foremost advertising agencies, information technology companies, and corporate brands. We represent corporate and individual clients in complex business transactions and commercial disputes, and provide venture financing, securities fraud, white collar defense, employment, ethics, tax, trusts and estates, and real estate advice.



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