Washington D.C. (September 25, 2018) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce the firm has been ranked among top U.S. firms by LMG Life Sciences in all four intellectual property categories included in the annual publication. Specifically, the firm earned “highly recommended” status for patent prosecution and Hatch-Waxman patent litigation, in addition to being ranking “recommended” for general patent litigation and patent strategy and management.
In the individual attorney rankings, seven Sterne Kessler directors have been recognized as “Life Sciences Stars” by the magazine:
- David K.S. Cornwell
- Eldora Ellison, Ph.D.
- Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D.
- Gaby Longsworth, Ph.D.
- Eric Steffe
- Dennies Varughese, Pharm.D.
- Daniel E. Yonan
In addition to the annual rankings, the publication holds annual awards[KHJ1] which were presented at an award dinner in New York on September 13, 2018. This is the sixth consecutive year that Sterne Kessler has received market-leading awards and rankings from LMG Life Sciences. Director Eric K. Steffe was named “Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – District of Columbia.” The firm was short listed for LMG Life Sciences awards in the categories of “Intellectual Property Boutique Firm of the Year,” “Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year” and “Inter-Partes Review Firm of the Year.” In the individual categories, Director Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. was named a finalist in the “Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – District of Columbia” and Director Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. was a "Post-Grant Proceedings Attorney of the Year” finalist.
About LMG Life Sciences
LMG Life Sciences is a resource for in-house counsel identifying leading lawyers and firms in multiply 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. The LMG Life Sciences ranking publication and awards are produced annually.
About Sterne Kessler
Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, D.C., 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 nearly 50 masters degrees and an additional 50+ with a doctorate in science or engineering -- credentials wide and deep enough to fill the faculty of a science-oriented university.