Washington D.C. (June 10, 2020) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce that the firm has again been recognized for excellence in IP by The Legal 500. Sterne Kessler is one of just four “Tier 1” firms ranked in the “Patents: Prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)” category. Additionally, The Legal 500 named director Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. a “Leading Lawyer” and director Richard D. Coller III a “Next Generation Partner” for their achievements in patent prosecution.

The editors of The Legal 500 highlight Sterne Kessler’s strength across several practice areas, noting that “the group is able to cover an exceedingly wide range of sectors, providing in-depth knowledge to clients from the life sciences, electronics, technology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, consumer products and manufacturing sectors to name the team’s core focus sectors.” They also praise the firm’s “outstanding” work at the PTAB, deeming it “exceptional both in activity and success rate.”

This recognition for Sterne Kessler is in keeping with the firm’s other top tier rankings, including its position as the only “Band 1” ranked firm among Washington, D.C.’s leading intellectual property law firms in the area of patent prosecution. Sterne Kessler has held a Chambers ranking for 18 consecutive years.

Now in its 13th year, the U.S. edition of The Legal 500 is based on research gathered by experienced lawyers and journalists from the law firms themselves, clients, and peers. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. The complete 2020 United States rankings are 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. Visit the firm online at sternekessler.com.