CHICAGO – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that it has been ranked among the top 15 percent of all trademark firms in the U.S. in the 2010 edition of IP Today’s “Top Trademark Firms” list. The rankings are based on the number of trademark registrations issued in 2009 where the firm is listed as the legal representative on the registration. Katten’s volume of trademark registrations jumped by nearly 10 percent between 2008 and 2009. The complete list of “Top Trademark Firms” is published in IP Today’s May issue.

Katten’s national Intellectual Property Practice provides a complete range of services for domestic and international companies seeking to protect and exploit their intellectual property. The firm recognizes that its clients’ patents, trademarks, business names, copyrights, proprietary technology and trade secrets are among their most valuable assets. In addition to securing patents, trademarks and copyrights throughout the U.S. and around the world, and instituting programs to prevent the loss of trade secrets, Katten assists clients in exploiting intellectual property rights through licensing, as well as joint venture and technology transfer agreements. The practice’s seasoned litigation attorneys enforce and protect clients’ patent, trademark and copyright rights in jurisdictions across the U.S. and abroad, and they also counsel clients concerning the validity and valuation of intellectual property when faced with potential acquisition, threat of infringement claims or infringement by others.