Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2022) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that Director Monica Riva Talley has been included in Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)’s “Top 250 Women in IP” 2022 rankings under the United States jurisdiction. This year marks Talley’s eighth year of being ranked among this elite roster of peers.

This recognition of Talley follows several other prestigious rankings in recent months. Earlier this year, Talley was named the U.S. National “Practitioner of the Year – Trademark Prosecution” at the Managing IP Americas Awards 2022, and MIP also featured Talley in their 2022 “IP Stars” guide for the tenth consecutive year. In addition, she has been among World Trademark Review’s “WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals” since 2012, and she earned the sole Lexology Client Choice Award in the “IP – Trademarks” category for the District of Columbia in 2021.

The editors of MIP note that the Top 250 Women in IP list distinguishes the most accomplished female intellectual property practitioners around the world. The editors further note that the list “recognises 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 a “Top 250 Women in IP” are selected from Managing IP’s “IP Stars” rankings. The complete list of Sterne Kessler directors named as “IP Stars” for the 2022 edition is available here. Additionally, the full “Top 250 Women in IP” rankings are posted on Managing IP’s website.

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