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February 4th, 2014
Frankfurt Kurnit Law Firm Adds New Partner in Interactive Entertainment Group
"Sean is one of the leading video game lawyers in the United States and we are absolutely thrilled that he is joining us," said Frankfurt Kurnit Managing Partner Jeffrey Greenbaum.
Mr. Kane has extensive experience representing clients in transactions involving entertainment, communications and consumer products such as video games, virtual worlds, mobile apps, social media, computer software, the internet, music publishing, motion pictures and television. Mr. Kane is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, where he recently served as Chair of the Computer Games and Virtual Worlds Committee. Additionally, he is a member of the Section of Science & Technology Law, where he recently served as Chair of the Virtual Worlds and Multiuser Online Games Committee.
Mr. Kane represents a wide variety of interactive entertainment and gaming companies such as FremantleMedia North America Inc., SEGA of America, Inc. and NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
Mr. Kane has published numerous articles on interactive entertainment, including the 2012 Law360 piece, “Video Game Battle: 1st Amendment Vs. Right of Publicity.” He is the author of the 2010 White Papers, A State-by-State Guide to Business Incentives for Your Interactive Entertainment Production, and A Guide to Business Incentives for Interactive Entertainment Production in Canada. He also authored the chapter, “Virtual Property, Real Law,” for the book Settlers of the New Virtual Worlds (2008, BookSurge Publishing). Law360 recently quoted Mr. Kane in its 2013 article, “Third Circuit Rules That Free Speech Does Not Outweigh Right of Publicity.”
Mr. Kane has a JD from Fordham University School of Law 1998 and a B.A. from Villanova University 1995.
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