WASHINGTON, DC (May 25, 2016) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce 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 fourteenth consecutive year that the definitive professional guide has rated the firm among the best-of-the-best firms in the United States.

The Chambers guide describes Sterne Kessler as “highly valued for its ability to prepare and prosecute patents for companies active in a variety of industry sectors including computer software, engineering and life sciences. The group continues to excel in IPR and other [United States Patent and Trademark Office] proceedings.” also Included in the firm’s profile are comments from Sterne Kessler’s clients who stated, “Their insight into the U.S. patent system is very impressive, and the quality of the work is outstanding.”

In addition to the firm’s ‘Band 1’ ranking, the newly released edition of Chambers features Sterne Kessler directors David K.S. Cornwell, Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D., and Robert Greene Sterne as “Leaders in their Field” among Washington, DC IP practitioners handling patent prosecution. Dr. Goldstein is further 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 marketplace. Unlike other publishers that allow firms to purchase a mention or ranking, the inclusion of a law firm in the Chambers & Partners guide is based on merit alone.

To view the comprehensive Chambers & Partner rankings, please visit www.chambers.com.

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 55 masters degrees and almost 55 with a doctorate in science or engineering — credentials wide and deep enough to fill the faculty of a science-oriented university.