WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 9, 2015) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce Director Robert Greene Sterne has become a member of the Executive Board of Directors of The Sedona Conference.

A longtime leader and participant of The Sedona Conference, Mr. Sterne most recently served as co-chair of the 15th Annual Sedona Conference on Patent Litigation, a position he has held consistently since 2001. In addition, he has served as a member of the Advisory Board of The Sedona Conference. In 2012, Mr. Sterne received The Sedona Conference Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition for his contributions to intellectual property law, which followed the Excellence Award in Advanced Legal Education from The Sedona Conference. He has a long and distinguished record in creating and providing advanced professional education in the legal and business aspects of intellectual property law worldwide, and has received numerous peer-based awards in intellectual property.

As a member of the Executive Board, Mr. Sterne will serve a three year term and manage the business and affairs of The Sedona Conference with six other board members.

About The Sedona Conference
The Sedona Conference® (TSC) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) research and educational institute dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy in the areas of antitrust law, complex litigation, and intellectual property rights. The mission of TSC is to drive the reasoned and just advancement of law and policy by stimulating ongoing dialogue amongst leaders of the bench and bar to achieve consensus on tipping point issues. TSC brings together the brightest minds in a dialogue based, think-tank setting with the goal of creating practical solutions and recommendations of immediate benefit to the bench and bar.

About Sterne Kessler
Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, DC, Sterne Kessler is dedicated exclusively to the protection, transfer and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Our team of attorneys, registered patent agents, students and technical specialists include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of intellectual property law. Most of our professionals hold an advanced level degree, including more than 50 in masters degrees and more than 60 with a doctorate in science or engineering, — credentials wide and deep enough to fill the faculty of a science-oriented university.