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Register for Sterne Kessler's IP Year-in-Review Webinars

There were a plethora of developments in IP law over the course of 2022 across all IP-related forums. In this webinar series, attorneys from Sterne Kessler discuss significant changes in specific areas of IP law and the implications they have for IP holders and practitioners in 2023. 

Register for our upcoming webinars covering the Federal Circuit, design patents, and the PTAB and access our on-demand webinar on trademark law at the link below.

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Sterne Kessler Scores Another District Court Patent Win for Client Block Inc.

Sterne Kessler successfully defended Block Inc. in a patent infringement litigation involving a patent related to updating media content on a user device. On January 24, 2023, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted Block’s motion to dismiss on subject-matter eligibility grounds and dismissed the case with prejudice.

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GM Rulings Maintain Fed. Circ. Design Patent Invalidation Bar

Learn more about the Federal Circuit’s decisions in LKQ Corp v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC, which maintain the high bar to invalidate a design patent as obvious, as well as implications for patent holders, patent challengers, and practitioners in the Law360 Expert Analysis Director Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, Director Daniel A. Gajewski, and Law Clerk Ivy Attenborough authored in "GM Rulings Maintain Fed. Circ. Design Patent Invalidation Bar."

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Sterne Kessler and Its Attorneys Ranked Highly for Appellate Practice in Patexia’s 2022 CAFC Intelligence Report

The firm and seven directors have been ranked among the top law firms in multiple categories of Patexia’s recently released 2022 CAFC Intelligence Report – a comprehensive report on the top 100 best performing and most active law firms and attorneys at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC).

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Sterne Kessler Named a 2022 "Top Workplace"

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that the firm has been recognized by The Washington Post as a “Top Workplace” in the Greater Washington, D.C. area for the ninth consecutive year!

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Sterne Kessler Receives Sole Band 1 Ranking

Chambers USA has once again awarded the firm the only “Band 1” ranking in Patent Prosecution for the fourth consecutive year among Washington, D.C. IP firms. 

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Sterne Kessler Receives Sole Band 1 Chambers USA Ranking in Patent Prosecution for Fourth Consecutive Year Among D.C. Firms

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that Chambers USA has awarded the firm a "Band 1" ranking among Washington, D.C.'s leading intellectual property law firms in the area of patent prosecution. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Sterne Kessler was the only firm named in the Band 1 position in the annual rankings.