We are proud to announce that ten firm directors have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property‘s IP Handbook. Honorees included Biotech/Chemical Practice Group director Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D.; Electronics Practice Group directors Lori A. Gordon, Michael Q. Lee, Michael B. Ray, Robert Greene Sterne, and Jon E. Wright; Litigation Practice Group directors Mark Fox Evens and H. Keeto Sabharwal; and Mechanical & Trademark Practice Group directors Tracy-Gene G. Durkin and Monica Riva Talley.

In addition to the individual recognition mentioned above, Sterne Kessler was nationally ranked for its work in Patent Prosecution, Bio Life Sciences, and Trade Mark Prosecution. Within the District of Columbia, the firm was also highly recommended in the areas of Patent Prosecution and Patent Contentious. Managing IP writes that “the firm is regarded as one of the country’s preeminent reexamination practices,” and is “generally regarded as second to none.” Additionally, Sterne Kessler’s patent office litigation practice is recognized as “primed to be a leader in the post-grant review procedures being practices at the USPTO.”

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