Washington D.C. (February 18, 2020) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce the inclusion of directors Monica Riva Talley and Tracy-Gene G. Durkin in the 2020 edition of World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. This is the ninth consecutive year Talley has been recognized by the publication, and the seventh consecutive year for Durkin.

The report holds that Talley, leader of the firm’s Trademark & Brand Protection practice, “’listens carefully to her clients, understands their concerns and is excellent at calibrating her tone with – and approach to – third parties appropriately. She is deeply thoughtful regarding trademark law and runs an impressive team that can handle a large workflow without ever letting matters drop.’”

According to WTR 1000, Durkin is “unrivalled in terms of design patents expertise,” and as leader of the firm’s Mechanical & Design Patent Group she “has a granular knowledge of trademark law to boot.” Durkin is also commended for her implementation of best practices from the designs area into the trademark area.

Furthermore, the report was complimentary of the firm’s “collaborative culture,” describing Sterne Kessler as “innovative and technologically sophisticated.” The firm, recognized as an “eminent DC IP specialist” is included in both the “enforcement and litigation” and “prosecution and strategy” categories.

To view the full WTR 1000 rankings and the firm’s profile, please click 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 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.