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Hannah E. Taylor

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC

New York, NY, USA

Hannah Taylor is an associate in the Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations Group focusing on advertising, branded entertainment, and intellectual property matters.

Ms. Taylor’s practice includes risk assessment and counseling; structuring and negotiating creative services agreements, commercial production agreements, celebrity talent agreements and licensing deals; reviewing advertising claims and substantiation; representing companies in disputes before the National Advertising Division (NAD); advising on regulatory matters; and performing legal clearance of advertising.

Ms. Taylor is also the chair of Frankfurt Kurnit’ s Social Media Task Force. In this role, Ms. Taylor counsels clients, writes and speaks frequently on the legal implications of advertising in social media. You can follow the FKKS Social Media Task Force on Twitter @FK_SocialMedia.

Ms. Taylor is a member of the New York State Bar Association Consumer Affairs Committee, and she is the co-author of the "United States" chapter in Getting the Deal Through - Advertising and Marketing 2014. Ms. Taylor was recognized as a New York area "Rising Star" in the 2015 edition of Super Lawyers magazine.

Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Taylor was a litigator at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. She represented a US company in an action for false advertising and unfair competition under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, a technology corporation in a misappropriation of trade secrets litigation, and a US company in Office Actions before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She was also active in pro bono matters, including counseling an artist through a variety of entertainment deals and serving as counsel for the City of New York in two major federal court litigations. Her previous professional experience also includes work for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Legal Momentum, and Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu.

Ms. Taylor is admitted to practice in the state courts of New York and in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Awards & Recognition

2015 New York-area "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine


Bryn Mawr College (BA, 2000)

University of Michigan Law School (JD, 2007)


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