Goldstein named “Lawyer of the Year” in Patent Law in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC (August 15, 2016) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce that founding Directors Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. and Robert Greene Sterne have been recognized in the 23rd edition of Best Lawyers in America. For Mr. Sterne, this marks the twelfth consecutive year of being recognized by Best Lawyers in America, while Dr. Goldstein has been recognized nine times in a row. In addition, Dr. Goldstein was singled out for the second time, as the Best Lawyers’ 2017 Washington, DC “Patent Law Lawyer of the Year.”

Selected by his peers as among the best in the fields of biotechnology, litigation-patent, and patent law, this accolade for Dr. Goldstein comes on the heels of his recognitions earlier this year as an “IP Trailblazer & Pioneer” by the National Law Journal and the Financial Times‘ designation as an “Innovative Lawyer” for his unique pro bono practice.

Mr. Sterne was selected by his peers in the category of litigation-patent. He has received numerous other accolades over the past several years including recently earning the title of a top ten legal innovator in North America by the Financial Times; a Top 25 Icon of IP in 2016 by Law360; and a leading IP strategist by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Strategy 300. Mr. Sterne was also recognized as an “IP Trailblazer & Pioneer” by the National Law Journal in 2014.

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on a peer-review evaluation. Each year, over 55,000 leading attorneys are surveyed to review the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.