Washington D.C. (August 15, 2018) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce that founding directors Robert Greene Sterne and Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. have been recognized individually in the 25th edition of Best Lawyers in America. This is Mr. Sterne’s fourteenth consecutive year of being recognized by Best Lawyers in America, and Dr. Goldstein’s eleventh straight year.

Mr. Sterne was nominated by peers for his outstanding achievements in the category of litigation-patent. He has had numerous recent accolades, including receiving a Band 1 ranking in 2018 from Chambers & Partners USA in the area of District of Columbia, Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution, and being listed as among the “leading IP practitioners in the world” by the World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) in their 2018 “WIPR Leaders” publication.

Selected by his peers as among the best in the fields of biotechnology and life sciences practice, litigation-patent, and patent law, Dr. Goldstein has also garnered several recent awards and achievements. In 2018, Dr. Goldstein was recognized by Chambers & Partners USA as Senior Statesperson for USA – Nationwide, Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation, as well as Senior Statesperson for District of Columbia, Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution.

Also of note, in 2017, LMG Life Sciences inducted Dr. Goldstein into their Hall of Fame in recognition of his pioneering career as an IP attorney focused on life sciences. Additionally, Dr. Goldstein chairs the firm’s IP and Human Rights Pro Bono Practice which won the 2015 Financial Times’ Most Innovative North American Lawyers award in the “Innovation in a Social Responsibility Project” category. Mr. Sterne was also recognized as one of FT’s “Top 10 Innovative Lawyers in North America.”

Both Mr. Sterne and Dr. Goldstein, in 2014 and 2016, respectively, have been recognized by the National Law Journal in their “IP Trailblazer and Pioneer” series.

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About Best Lawyers

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Recognition in Best Lawyers is based on peer-review and is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

About Sterne Kessler

Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, D.C., Sterne Kessler is dedicated exclusively to the protection, transfer, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Our team of attorneys, registered patent agents, students, and technical specialists include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of intellectual property law. Most of our professionals hold an advanced level degree, including nearly 50 masters degrees and an additional 50+ with a doctorate in science or engineering — credentials wide and deep enough to fill the faculty of a science-oriented university.