Partner

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Mr. Murphy is a partner at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz in New York in the firm’s Advertising and Marketing group. Mr. Murphy counsels advertising agencies, advertisers, and entertainment companies as they develop and produce advertising and entertainment properties across all media. His practice focuses on copyright, trademark, right of publicity/right of privacy, false advertising, unfair competition, and defamation. Mr. Murphy negotiates and structures celebrity talent agreements, agency-client contracts, sponsorship arrangements, product integration deals, and music, film, and other content licenses. He assists clients in the development and execution of complex contests, sweepstakes, and charitable promotions and programs, including those involving user-generated content that are developed for social media, interactive, and mobile platforms. In addition, Mr. Murphy regularly advises clients on the development and production of branded entertainment projects such as television shows, films, live events, electronic games, webisodes, mobisodes, and Web sites.