Managing Intellectual Property released its 2023 rankings of IP Stars, with several attorneys in Katten's Chicago, New York and Washington, DC, offices achieving the status. The 2023 "trade mark stars" include partners Karen Artz Ash and Floyd Mandell (co-chairs of the Trademark/Copyright/Privacy Group), Kristin Achterhof (also recognized as a Top 250 Women in IP), Bret Danow and partner and Chairman Roger Furey. "Patent stars" include partners Deepro Mukerjee (chair of the global Intellectual Property practice) and Lance Soderstrom (co-chair of the Patent Litigation practice).

Managing IP, through IP STARS, has long recognized Katten's IP practices, listing Katten as a nationally ranked firm for 2023, a Top Tier Firm in Illinois and New York, and designating 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, 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 2023: General IP rankings for firms published," Managing Intellectual Property, May 31, 2023

"IP STARS 2023: The leading practitioners in IP," Managing Intellectual Property, May 18, 2023