Managing Intellectual Property released its 2024 rankings of IP Stars, naming several Intellectual Property (IP) attorneys in Katten's Chicago, New York and Washington, DC, offices. The 2024 "Trade Mark Stars" include Partners Karen Artz Ash and Floyd Mandell, co-chairs of the Trademark/Copyright/Privacy Group, Kristin Achterhof and Bret Danow, as well as Chairman Emeritus Roger Furey. "Patent Stars" include Partners Deepro Mukerjee, chair of our global Intellectual Property practice, and Lance Soderstrom, co-chair of our Patent Litigation practice.

IP STARS has long recognized our IP practices, listing Katten as a 2023 nationally ranked firm and a Top Tier Firm in Illinois and New York. The awards program also designated Katten with IP Star status overall for Trademark and Trademark Prosecution.

IP STARS is a worldwide guide to IP law firms and practitioners. Rankings are announced on a rolling basis following submissions, independent research, client interviews, and email and online surveys. IP STARS assesses expertise, workload, market reputation, track record, outcomes achieved for clients and unique strengths in a given practice area.

"IP STARS 2024: Trade mark firm rankings released," Managing Intellectual Property, May 20, 2024
"IP STARS 2024: Patent firm rankings published," Managing Intellectual Property, June 28, 2024