Washington D.C. (November 6, 2020) – In the release of the 2021 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers rankings, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox has again been named among the 2021 “Best Law Firms” in the Washington, DC region as well as nationally. This recognition includes three regional ratings and three national rankings.

In the regional category, the firm received “Tier 1” ratings for Biotechnology Law, Patent Law, and Patent Litigation. Nationally, Sterne Kessler received a “Tier 1” rating for Biotechnology Law as well as “Tier 2” ratings for Patent Litigation and Patent Law. The firm is pleased to be recognized for its significant achievement in these practice areas. Earlier this year, Directors Robert Greene Sterne, Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D., and Pauline M. Pelletier were recognized individually by Best Lawyers for their respective achievements in intellectual property law.

The “Best Law Firms” 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.

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About Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

Based in Washington, D.C. and renown 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 nearly 50 masters and 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.