Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2021) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that Chambers USA has awarded the firm a "Band 1" ranking among Washington, D.C.'s leading intellectual property law firms in the area of patent prosecution. This marks the third consecutive year that Sterne Kessler was the only firm named in the Band 1 position for 2021. Additionally, this is the 19th consecutive year that this definitive professional guide has rated the firm among the best-of-the-best firms in the United States for patent law, including patent prosecution and handling matters at the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).
Specifically, the editors of the Chambers USA guide praise Sterne Kessler for being an “[i]mpressive IP boutique, highly valued for its ability to prepare and prosecute utility, design and covered business method patents for companies active in a variety of industry sectors including computer software and engineering and life sciences.” They go on to say that the firm “continues to excel in inter partes review and other USPTO proceedings, and represents a fine choice of counsel for companies of all sizes.” To view the complete firm profile, please click here.
Additionally, the newly released edition of Chambers USA recognizes Sterne Kessler Directors Robert Greene Sterne (Band 2) and Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. (Senior Statesmen) in the Washington, D.C. patent prosecution category. Sterne is lauded for his continued strong reputation in the market. He was noted as being "an icon in Washington," having "intimate knowledge of and a very balanced perspective on the patent system, and is enormously creative and a visionary." Goldstein continues to be distinguished among his peers for offering "substantial expertise in the biotechnology sector. He is highly experienced in the preparation and procurement of complex patents."
About Chambers USA
This publication 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 some 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 & Partners rankings, please visit chambers.com.
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 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.