Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2022) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Directors Deborah Sterling, Ph.D. and Michelle K. Holoubek have been named among the Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials by the PTAB Bar Association. Sterling chairs Sterne Kessler’s Biotechnology & Chemical Practice Group, and Holoubek is a member of the firm’s Electronics Practice Group.

Prepared by the PTAB Bar Association’s Women’s Committee, the Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials list recognizes the 50 most active female practitioners currently in private practice or at companies who have appeared in the highest number of Patent Trial and Appeal Board trial proceedings from 2012 through mid-August 2021. Read more about the Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials here and view the complete list here.

Formed in 2016, the PTAB Bar Association helps establish best practices and cooperation among various stakeholders from law firms, industry and the PTAB itself. Sterne Kessler has industry-leading experience in all proceedings before the PTAB, including interferences, inter partes review (IPR), post grant review (PGR), covered business methods reviews (CBM), derivation proceedings, reexamination and opposition.

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