Katten partners Kristin Achterhof, Karen Artz Ash, Robert Breisblatt, Eric Cohen, Roger Furey and Floyd Mandell were named as IP Stars in the 2013 edition of the Managing Intellectual Property IP Handbook, the only publication of its kind to focus on the leading intellectual property agencies and law firms worldwide. IP Stars ranks market-leading attorneys at top US law firms based on nominations by peers in the legal field, with final inclusion determined by client recommendations and editorial research. In addition, Katten is listed in the IP Handbook as a “Highly Recommended” firm for intellectual property in Illinois. The Handbook cites the firm’s “stellar trademark practice” and recent successes defending clients Microsoft, Motorola Mobility and McGraw Hill in trademark infringement and other claims. The firm is also ranked in the areas of trademark prosecution and trademark contentious. The complete listing is available here.