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Wands Featured in Amgen v. Sanofi SCOTUS Argument

Thirty-five years ago, the firm’s Jorge Goldstein successfully represented Wands in the appeal that led to that 1988 seminal decision. 

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In Win for Client Shibuya, Judge Overturns Steuben Foods' $38M Patent Trial Win

In a win for client Shibuya Hoppmann Corp., a Delaware federal judge entered a judgment of noninfringement of three bottling machine patents – overturning a $38 million damage award – and conditionally granted Shibuya's request for a new trial.

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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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Design Patents Report Now Available

Sterne Kessler's 2022 Design Patents Year in Review: Analysis and Trends publication is now available! Read the full report or individual articles at the link below.

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Federal Circuit Report Now Available

Sterne Kessler's 2022 appellate year-in-review report, Federal Circuit Appeals from the PTAB and ITC: Summaries of Key 2022 Decisions, is now available! Read the full report or individual articles at the link below.

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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 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!

Our Professionals

With 60+ Ph.D.s in science and engineering, our attorneys, patent agents and technical specialists could fill a university faculty. They choose Sterne Kessler because they love helping innovators.

Our Services

Technically deep and fully integrated across IP capabilities, we can help you obtain patents, defend or enforce them in all venues, and protect your innovations and your brand.

Patent Prosecution

Whether seeking utility, design or business method patents, you can expect efficient, high-quality preparation and prosecution by the Sterne Kessler team.


Sterne Kessler wins IP litigation by integrating great trial experience, technical depth, and patent knowledge in district court, the USITC and the Fed Circuit.

Patent Office Litigation

First "PTAB Firm of the Year." First to handle 500+ AIA proceedings. Your first stop for handling litigation at the USPTO.

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Your brand is one of your most valuable assets. Sterne Kessler can help you develop, maintain and protect a strong brand and distinctive trademarks globally.

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From due diligence and IP valuation to strategic advice and opinions of counsel, Sterne Kessler has the insights you need to proceed with confidence.


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.