Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2022) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that four of the firm’s directors were named “WIPR Leaders” by World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) in their annual publication, "WIPR Leaders." This guide is dedicated to identifying the world’s leading lawyers in both the patent and trademarks areas of intellectual property law. The following directors have been named 2022 “WIPR Leaders” in the denoted categories:
- Deborah Sterling, Ph.D. [Chair of Biotechnology & Chemical Practice Group]
- John Christopher “J.C.” Rozendaal [Chair of Trial & Appellate Practice Group]
- Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. [Biotechnology & Chemical and Trial & Appellate Practice Groups, Co-Chair of Patent Office Litigation Practice]
- Monica Riva Talley [Leader of Trademark & Brand Protection Practice]
The 2022 guide marks the fifth year Eldora and Talley have earned this distinction, while Sterling and Rozendaal make their debut appearance. Selection for “WIPR Leaders” 2022 is based on nominations from 12,000 IP professionals in conjunction with information gathered from an extensive research process. Researchers explored attorneys’ practice history, industry expertise, notable cases, and additional writing and teaching responsibilities. The online publication, including the complete directory, is 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.