WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2016) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been named among the 2017 “Best Law Firms” in the Washington, DC region and nationally by U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings. This marks the seventh consecutive year Sterne Kessler has been nationally recognized as a top law firm since the report has been published.

This year, the firm was ranked “tier one” nationally in the areas of biotechnology law and patent law, in addition to a “tier two” national ranking for patent litigation. In the Washington, DC region, Sterne Kessler was ranked “tier one” in biotechnology law, patent law and patent litigation. Earlier this year, founding directors Robert Greene Sterne and Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. were recognized individually by Best Lawyers for their respective achievements in intellectual property law.

The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. View the full rankings here.

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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.