CHICAGO – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, it has been named “Copyright Firm of the Year” for the Midwest region by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. Managing Intellectual Property conducts its annual World IP Survey of 2,000 global practitioners (including in-house counsel and law firm attorneys) to identify and rank leading law firms in the field. Katten was listed in the April issue of Managing Intellectual Property along with the other recognized firms.

In selecting Katten as the top firm for copyright law in the Midwest, Managing Intellectual Property praised national practice co-chair Floyd Mandell, who clients described as “integral to the firm’s growing copyright practice, which includes counseling clients on securing copyright protection in the U.S. and abroad, for some of the most famous authors, musicians, and entertainment businesses.”

“This recognition is a testament to our entire Intellectual Property Practice’s commitment to client service and the exceptional skill that each of our attorneys contributes to each endeavor,” says Mr. Mandell. “Our group also works in tandem with Katten’s Entertainment and Media Practice, and this award is indicative of those attorneys’ unwavering dedication to protecting their clients’ intellectual property interests.”

Katten’s Intellectual Property Practice 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 practice’s attorneys counsel clients on securing copyright protection in the United States and abroad, and handle litigation protecting such copyrights and defending against copyright claims.