Washington D.C. (May 23, 2019) - Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, three of the firm’s directors have been named to the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) "Top 250 Women in IP” rankings. This list distinguishes the most accomplished female intellectual property practitioners around the world.
Recognized in the 2019 edition are directors:
- Tracy Gene G. Durkin, chair of the Mechanical and Design Practice Group;
- Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D., director in the Biotechnology & Chemical and Trial & Appellate Practice Groups; and
- Monica Riva Talley, chair of the Trademark & Brand Protection Practice.
As noted by the editors of MIP, "This list recognises female practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year." Additionally, the editors explained that “these leading female practitioners have been selected from our general “IP Stars” list, the leading specialist guide to IP firms and practitioners worldwide.” The research includes information from thousands of firms, IP practitioners and their clients through interviews, emails and online surveys. Sterne Kessler and individual directors have consistently earned top-tier rankings in MIP’s annual IP Stars list.
About Sterne Kessler
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 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 50 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.