Washington D.C. (July 26, 2021) — Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that the firm has earned 13 distinct awards in the first six months of 2021. From being recognized among the leading intellectual property firms in the world to being a great place to work, the firm received high marks from Chambers USA, The Washington Post, Managing Intellectual Property, The Legal 500, and other prestigious outlets. Notable achievements include:

Awards for Leadership in Intellectual Property

  • Firm Band 1 Ranking and Director Recognition in Patent Prosecution – Chambers USA
  • Three Practice Groups and 13 Directors Ranked – Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars Guide
  • Top Patent Prosecution Firm; Leading Lawyer Recognition – The Legal 500
  • 17 Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” – Super Lawyers
  • Director Ellison Named “WIPR Leader” – World Intellectual Property Review
  • Firm and Directors Nominated for Five IP Awards – Managing Intellectual Property
  • Trademark & Brand Protection Practice and Directors Recognized – WTR 1000
  • Directors Sterne and Durkin Earn Strategic Leader Distinctions – IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders Guide

Recognition as a Leading Workplace

  • Top Workplace – The Washington Post
  • Associate Acclaim – Chambers Associate Guide

Leaders in Diversity

  • Directors Gillentine and Nannenga-Combs Named Women Worth Watching in STEM – Profiles in Diversity Journal

Leaders in Client Service and Thought Leadership

  • Firm Recognized in BTI Client Survey – BTI
  • Director Monica Riva Talley Earns “Top Author” Recognition – JD Supra

These awards demonstrate Sterne Kessler’s unique position among elite law firms setting the standard for excellence in intellectual property counsel, client service, and diversity, as well as creating a positive and welcoming work environment. More information on the firm’s most recent recognitions is available 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 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.