Washington, D.C. (November 22, 2023) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce that Directors Tracy-Gene G. DurkinJorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D.Michael Q. Lee and Robert Greene Sterne have once again been named to the IAM Global Leaders rankings for the United States – DC Metro region.

Durkin, Goldstein, and Lee have been recognized on the Global Leaders list every year since its inaugural edition in 2020, and Sterne has been ranked for four straight years.

IAM Global Leaders is an annual ranking that identifies the elite among practitioners within the patent industry. In order to qualify for inclusion, honorees must be ranked in the gold tier of the IAM Patent 1000, IAM’s annual directory of the top law firms and individuals in the world’s most significant patent jurisdictions. (Read more about Sterne Kessler’s firm and individual rankings in the 2023 IAM Patent 1000 here.) IAM notes candidates are chosen not only for their “expertise and experience related to creating, protecting, managing, transacting and enforcing critical patent rights, but also for their ability to innovate, inspire and go above and beyond to deliver value for their clients.” More information about IAM Global Leaders 2024 may be viewed 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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