(NEW YORK) Katten announced today that the firm was named a leader in Hatch-Waxman litigation for the fourth consecutive year in the 2023 Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) Intelligence Report, a comprehensive look at the top 100 best-performing and most active Hatch-Waxman attorneys and law firms.

Katten again ranked among the best three law firms in the Top 100 Most Active Law Firms Representing Defendants category, while Deepro R. Mukerjee, Lance A. Soderstrom and Dr. Jitendra "Jitty" Malik were all ranked in the top twenty Best Performing ANDA Attorneys Representing Defendants.

"First and foremost, we are grateful to our clients, without whose support none of these accolades would be possible. And, this report once again demonstrates that Katten's IP Patent practice has some of the most sought-after and successful Hatch-Waxman attorneys in the United States," said Deepro R. Mukerjee, chair of Katten's global Intellectual Property department and a member of the firm's Board of Directors. "Katten continues to be a proven leader in representing high-stakes and complex litigation in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry."

Ten of Katten's Patent Litigation attorneys were individually ranked as top active ANDA litigators. In addition to Mukerjee, Soderstrom and Malik, featured in the report are partners Brian Sodikoff, Christopher B. Ferenc, Joseph M. Janusz; counsel Matthew M. Holub, Dr. Rachel Leininger Schweers, Dr. Christopher W. West; and associate Jillian M. Schurr.

Additionally, Katten was ranked a top 10 firm in the Top 100 Most Active Law Firms Overall (Representing Defendants or Plaintiffs) table and the Best Performing Law Firms Representing Defendants category. The firm also appeared on the list of Best Performing Law Firms Overall (Representing Defendants or Plaintiffs), Best Performing Law Firms Representing Plaintiffs, and Top 100 Most Active Law Firms Representing Plaintiffs.

The 2023 ANDA Litigation Intelligence Report is based on the activity and performance of attorneys and law firms for Hatch-Waxman litigation. Researchers evaluated 226 law firms and 1,666 ANDA attorneys and analyzed the data from 1,428 ANDA cases filed from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2023. Patexia is the largest network for intellectual property professionals, with over 100,000 attorney profiles.