(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that Floyd Mandell, national co-head of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice, has been recognized by the online publication Law360 as a winner of its MVP award for intellectual property. Floyd was selected by a team of Law360 editors from a pool of approximately 500 nominations. The MVP awards honor attorneys whose accomplishments in major litigation or transactions in the past year have set a new standard. The MVP award recognizes accomplishments that took place between October 2011 and October 2012. Floyd is profiled here.

“We are proud to have Floyd as a leader of our Intellectual Property Practice,” said Vincent A. F. Sergi, Katten’s national managing partner. “He not only has deep knowledge of the law, but as a partner, he is inclusive and collegial.”

Karen Ash, also a national co-head of the Intellectual Property Practice, said, “I am proud of Floyd and his accomplishments. He shares our deep commitment to our clients and shows respect and compassion for all of the people who work with him.”

Floyd attributed the honor to the outstanding team of lawyers who work with him in several Katten offices—Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

Floyd and and his team collaborated on several high-profile cases last year involving some of the most famous brands/trademarks in the world, and his cases were featured in many law journals, newspaper articles and blogs. Floyd and his team are routinely praised by their clients for the group’s savvy business and legal advice.

Katten serves domestic and international companies seeking to protect and benefit from their intellectual property, including industry leaders in apparel, entertainment, telecommunications, software, electronics, health care and insurance. The firm’s attorneys have spent their careers in intellectual property law and have built one of the nation’s leading practices. Katten attorneys have demonstrated skill, experience and depth in matters such as complex transactions, licensing valuable technology and brands, and high-profile lawsuits where a company’s most valuable intellectual property is at stake.