Washington D.C. (September 13, 2018) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce Director Eric Steffe was named the “Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – District of Columbia” by LMG Life Sciences. This award follows Steffe’s recent recognitions by The Legal 500 as a “Leading Lawyer in Intellectual Property – Patent Prosecution: Utility and Design Patents” and IAM Patent 1000 ranking him a “Washington, D.C.: Recommended Lawyer – Patent Prosecution.”

The firm was also recognized at the awards ceremony. Sterne Kessler was short listed by LMG Life Sciences in the categories of “Intellectual Property Boutique Firm of the Year,” “Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year” and “Inter-Partes Review Firm of the Year.” In the individual categories, Director Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. was named a finalist in the “Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – District of Columbia” and Director Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. was a “Post-Grant Proceedings Attorney of the Year” finalist.

This is the sixth consecutive year that Sterne Kessler has received market-leading recognition from LMG Life Sciences for its notable intellectual property work in the biotechnology sector.

About LMG Life Sciences

LMG Life Sciences is a resource for in-house counsel identifying leading lawyers and firms in multiple practice areas, including intellectual property, regulatory, transactional and non-IP litigation. Research for the LMG Life Science awards and the annual ranking directory is based on review of nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners active in the market, as well as a review of public information and feedback from clients within the biotechnology and legal industries.

About Sterne Kessler

Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, D.C., 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 nearly 50 masters degrees and an additional 50+ with a doctorate in science or engineering — credentials wide and deep enough to fill the faculty of a science-oriented university.