Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce today that the ranking service, Chambers & Partners USA has again listed the firm as among Washington, DC’s leading law firms in the area of intellectual property. This recognition marks the thirteenth consecutive year that the definitive professional guide has rated the firm.

The guide describes Sterne Kessler as a “dedicated IP firm notable for its strength in depth and the range of technical expertise on hand” and highlights the firm’s reputation as being “highly regarded for its work at the USPTO in inter partes and post-grant review proceedings.” The guide also quotes Sterne Kessler’s clients praising the firm for being “at the forefront of IPR practice” and “really strong, not least on reexaminations.”

In addition to the firm’s ‘Band 1’ ranking, the guide features Sterne Kessler directors David K.S. Cornwell, Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. and Robert Greene Sterne as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Washington, DC in patent prosecution. Dr. Goldstein is also recognized as a ‘Leader’ among his colleagues nationwide for his patent litigation practice in the area of life sciences.

Chambers & Partners USA is an independent, objective, research-based publishing group. Each year the publisher compiles its directory of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as recommended by the market place. Unlike other publishers that allow firms to purchase a mention or ranking, inclusion of a law firm in Chambers & Partners guide is based on merit alone.