WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2015) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been recognized as the winner of the LMG Life Sciences’ Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year. The award is given annually to recognize and honor the leading attorneys, firms, and in-house counsel teams that have played a significant role in the life sciences industries over the past year.

This is the third consecutive year Sterne Kessler has received recognition for its work in the life sciences industry by LMG Life Sciences. With more than 35 years of experience, the firm continues to excel in its representation of companies and research institutes of all sizes and levels in the four major applications of biotechnology, including medicine and healthcare, agricultural processes, non-food and industrial processes, and environmental uses.

“We are honored to have been selected as the Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year,” said John Covert, practice group leader of the firm’s Biotechnology/Chemical Group. “This award is a testament to our efforts to provide premiere IP services to our clients in the life sciences industry. We recognize solid patent prosecution is essential to protect the valuable IP rights of the companies that we serve.”

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 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 industry.

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 60 with a doctorate in science or engineering — credentials wide and deep enough to fill the faculty of a science-oriented university.