Washington, D.C. (November 6, 2023) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce it has once again been ranked among the “Best Law Firms” in the country, in a list published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. Specifically, the firm was recognized in the following categories:

  • National Tier 1
    • Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • National Tier 2
    • Litigation – Patent
    • Patent Law
  • National Tier 3
    • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Biotechnology Law
      • Litigation – Intellectual Property
      • Litigation – Patent
      • Patent Law

Earlier this year, Directors Paul A. Ainsworth, Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D., John Christopher “J.C.” Rozendaal and Robert Greene Sterne were ranked in U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America® for their individual achievements in specialty areas of intellectual property law. Several other Sterne Kessler lawyers were also cited as “Ones to Watch in America,” including directors Daniel S. Block, Jason A. Fitzsimmons, Jonathan Tuminaro, Ph.D. and Chandrika Vira; counsel Richard A. Crudo and Christopher M. Gallo, Ph.D.; and associate Alex Alfano. More information can be found here.

Recognition as a “Best Law Firm” is the most recent of dozens of accolades the firm and attorneys have earned this year, including being named Post-Grant Firm of the Year for the US at the 2023 Global IP Awards, garnering top-tier rankings for patent litigation in the IAM Patent 1000 guide and being named by Chambers & Partners as the sole Band 1 firm for Patent Prosecution in Washington, D.C. for the fifth consecutive year.

To be included in the “Best Law Firms” rankings, firms are evaluated based on a collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field, and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The 2024 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” digital publication can be viewed 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 60 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.

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