Washington D.C. (June 11, 2020) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, three of the firm’s directors have been named to Managing IP’s "Top 250 Women in IP” rankings. This list distinguishes the most accomplished female intellectual property practitioners around the world.
The following directors are recognized in the 2020 edition:
- Tracy Gene G. Durkin, chair of the Mechanical and Design Practice Group
- Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D., director in the Biotechnology & Chemical and Trial & Appellate Practice Groups and member of the firm’s Executive Committee
- Monica Riva Talley, chair of the Trademark & Brand Protection Practice
The editors of the special publication note that this list honors “some of the senior female IP practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.” Practitioners recognized as the “Top 250 Women in IP” are selected from Managing IP’s “IP Stars” rankings; the full list of Sterne Kessler directors named 2020 “IP Stars” can be found here. The editors of “IP Stars” explain that rankings are compiled through interviews, emails, and online surveys from thousands of firms and their clients as well as independent research. The complete “Top 250 Women in IP” rankings are available on Managing IP’s "IP Stars" website 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 50 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.