Seven attorneys in Katten's Intellectual Property practice have been named in Managing Intellectual Property's 2022 edition of IP Stars, which recognizes senior practitioners across the globe who have been recommended or identified as leaders in their respective firms or jurisdictions. Katten's Intellectual Property attorneys cover their clients' IP needs on both domestic and international levels, working with a broad array of clients that include some of the most recognized companies in the world.
Managing Intellectual Property's 2022 list of "Patent Stars" features Deepro Mukerjee, partner and chair of Katten's global Intellectual Property practice, and Lance Soderstrom, partner and national co-chair of the firm's Patent Litigation practice. They have broad knowledge of patent law and extensive experience in patent infringement litigation covering a wide range of technologies, including biotechnology, medical devices and pharmaceutical compounds, web-related services and computer software programs. Recognized as leaders in litigation brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act, the team is known for their representation of the world's largest generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman suits throughout the country.
In its 2022 list of "Trademark Stars", Managing Intellectual Property features Katten Chairman Roger Furey; Karen Artz Ash and Floyd Mandell, partners and co-chairs of the firm's Trademark/Copyright/Advertising/Privacy practice group; Kristin Achterhof, partner and national co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation practice; and partner Bret Danow. Known as a destination firm for some of the world’s most recognized brand owners, Katten's trademark practice offers industry-rich experience and strategic counseling to manage and protect intellectual property portfolios across multiple industries, including fashion, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media and entertainment, and technology. With a leading reputation for their work in high-exposure litigation and complex transactional matters, the team enhances the global commercial value of intellectual property and brands through services ranging from trademark clearance and transactional due diligence to portfolio exploitation, enforcement and litigation.
IP Stars offers a guide to leading intellectual property law firms and practitioners worldwide. The research for IP Stars covers a variety of IP practice areas and more than 70 jurisdictions, making it one of the most comprehensive and widely respected IP guides in the legal profession.
"IP Stars 2022: The Leading Practitioners in IP," Managing Intellectual Property