Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2023) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, the firm has earned the sole Band 1 ranking in the Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution category among Washington, D.C.’s leading law firms in the 2023 Chambers USA guide. This marks the 21st consecutive year that Sterne Kessler has been recognized by Chambers USA for excellence in intellectual property law.

The 2023 guide editors commend Sterne Kessler as “an impressive IP boutique which is highly valued for its ability to prepare and prosecute utility, design and covered business method patents” and highlight the firm’s litigation practice, noting that the firm “continues to excel in inter partes review and other USPTO proceedings.” A patent prosecution client remarked that “Every one of the attorneys I work with at Sterne Kessler is spectacular. It is a fantastic firm.”

Chambers USA has also ranked three firm directors in this year’s guide: Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D., Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D., and Robert Greene Sterne. Following consistent recognition from multiple prominent intellectual property publications throughout her esteemed career, Ellison now makes her debut in the highly prestigious Chambers USA rankings in the Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation (USA – Nationwide) category. She is specifically praised by Chambers USA for her “impressive experience handling IPRs and post-grant review proceedings on behalf of major life sciences companies.”

Goldstein and Sterne, whose achievements have been recognized by Chambers USA for many years, are ranked as Senior Statespeople in Washington, D.C.’s Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution category. Clients lauded Goldstein as “the dean of the patent prosecution Bar” and Sterne as “a nationally recognized expert with global insights.” Both Goldstein and Sterne have garnered extensive market recognitions spanning decades.

Sterne Kessler’s firm profile and individual attorney profiles can be viewed on the Chambers and Partners website here. The complete 2023 Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution (Washington, D.C.) firm and individual lawyer rankings are available here. The complete 2023 Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation (USA – Nationwide) individual lawyer rankings are available here.

About Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

Based in Washington, D.C. and renowned for more than four decades for dedication to the protection, transfer, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is one of the most highly regarded intellectual property specialty law firms in the world. Its team of attorneys, registered patent agents, students, and technical specialists include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of IP law tackling innovations across a broad spectrum of industries. The firm’s practitioners hold over 50 masters and over 60 doctorate degrees in science or engineering and represent Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, start-ups, inventors, venture capital firms, and universities in a client service driven environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and intellectually stimulating. Visit the firm online at sternekessler.com.

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