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October 1st, 2014
Frankfurt Kurnit Adds Catherine Farrelly as Trademark Practice Co-Chair
NEW YORK – Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz has appointed Catherine M. C. Farrelly (formerly Catherine M. Clayton) as partner and co-chair of the firm’s Trademark and Brand Management Group effective September 30th, 2014. Farrelly joins Frankfurt Kurnit from Gibbons, where she was a director and head of the trademark team.
"Catherine is one of the country’s leading intellectual property lawyers," said Frankfurt Kurnit Managing Partner Jeffrey A. Greenbaum. "We are thrilled that she is joining our firm."
Farrelly has a broad range of experience in trademark and copyright law. She has worked with some of the world’s largest companies on a wide range of litigation, licensing and prosecution matters, in industries ranging from apparel, cosmetics and entertainment to alcoholic beverages, financial services, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. In addition to helping clients establish and manage trademarks and trademark portfolios, she has substantial experience stopping the unauthorized use of trademarks and copyrighted material through negotiation, litigation and arbitration.
"Catherine has a keen understanding of brand management and protection issues," said Frankfurt Kurnit Trademark and Brand Management Group co-chair Mary Sotis. "She will be a wonderful addition to our rapidly growing trademark practice."
Commenting on her move to Frankfurt Kurnit, Farrelly said: "I am excited to be joining one of the country's preeminent law firms in the media, entertainment and advertising industries. Establishing and protecting trademarks and other IP is crucial to ensuring the success and profitability of virtually every type of business, and I look forward to continuing my work in that area at this outstanding firm. Frankfurt Kurnit's reputation for intellectual rigor and client service is second to none."
Other Press Releases
Partner Ronald Minkoff Installed as Vice President of the New York County Lawyers Association
On Thursday, May 25, 2023 members of the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) installed Ronald C. Minkoff as Vice President at the organization’s 2023 Annual Meeting. Read more.
May 26 2023
Frankfurt Kurnit Represents Prodject LLC in its Sale to The Independents Group, Inc.
New York-based Prodject LLC (“Prodject”), the renowned creative agency specializing in brand strategy, design and execution for events and content in fashion, music, art, and popular culture, was acquired by The Independents Group, Inc., a global marketing and communications company. Read more.
April 6 2023
Frankfurt Kurnit Adds Privacy & Data Security Partner Rick Borden
Rick Borden has joined Frankfurt Kurnit as a partner in its Privacy & Data Security Group. Mr. Borden, who will be based in the firm’s New York office, joins Frankfurt Kurnit from Willkie Farr & Gallagher. Read more.
September 12 2022