Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2023) – For the fifth straight year, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox director Ivy Clarice Estoesta and counsel Dana N. Justus have been named to Managing IP’s “Rising Stars” list.

Estoesta is a member of Sterne Kessler’s Trademark & Brand Protection Practice as well as its Mechanical & Design Practice Group. Her practice focuses on design patents, trademarks, and copyrights for companies in the pharmaceutical and consumer products space. Justus is also a member of the Trademark & Brand Protection Practice, where she focuses on U.S. and international trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement, and portfolio management for clients in a wide variety of industries.

The Managing IP “Rising Stars” list recognizes some of the best up-and-coming intellectual property practitioners in private practice who have contributed to the success of their firms and clients. More about the list and methodology is available here.

Earlier this year, Sterne Kessler and 14 of its directors were ranked among the best IP firms and practitioners by Managing IP in its “IP Stars guide” and Director Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. was named to the publication’s “Top 250 Women in IP list.” To view the firm’s complete rankings from Managing IP in 2023, please click 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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