WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 13, 2017) - Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been ranked among top U.S. firms by LMG Life Sciences in all four intellectual property categories. The firm earned “highly recommended” status for patent prosecution and Hatch-Waxman patent litigation and was ranked “recommended” for general patent litigation, as well as patent strategy and management. These rankings come on the heels of Sterne Kessler receiving multiple awards from the magazine, including recognition as the LMG Life Sciences “Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year,” further underscoring the firm’s contributions and successes in the intellectual property arena of the life sciences space.
This is the fifth consecutive year that Sterne Kessler has received market-leading awards and rankings from LMG Life Sciences. The editor’s note that Sterne Kessler "is truly a full-service firm... they have expertise in every nook and cranny of IP law including prosecution, opinions, litigation, patent office proceedings, and transactions. It's an all-around top-notch group." In addition, a biotechnology client quoted in the magazine said, "Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox provides the highest quality IP service available…they strategically prosecute each patent application from the portfolio perspective, thereby minimizing the creation of cross-application issues. The depth of talented patent prosecutors of all levels is impressive."
In the annual individual attorney rankings, six Sterne Kessler directors were recognized as "Life Sciences Stars" by the magazine:
- David K.S. Cornwell
- Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D.
- Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D.
- Gaby L. Longsworth, Ph.D.
- Eric K. Steffe
- Daniel E. Yonan
About LMG Life Sciences
LMG Life Sciences is a resource for in-house counsel identifying leading lawyers and firms in multiple practice areas, including intellectual property, regulatory, transactional and non-IP litigation. Research is based on review of nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners active in the market, as well as a review of public information and feedback from clients within the industry.
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 50 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.