Robert G. Sterne

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC, Washington, DC

Robert is a founding director of Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. His expertise is in AIA post issuance proceedings and concurrent patent litigation, USITC 337 investigations, Federal Circuit appeals, EU and UK enforcement, reexamination and reissue, patent monetization and licensing, and corporate intellectual property best practices. He was named in 2014 by The National Law Journal as one of the 40 Intellectual Property Trailblazers and Pioneers; in 2015 by the Financial Times as one of the “Top Ten Legal Innovators in North America 2015; and in 2016 by Law360 as one of The Top 25 Icons of IP. Robert is editor of Patent Office Litigation 2nd Edition (Thomson Reuters 2017), and first author of Chapter 35 (PTAB) Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook 4th Edition (ABA Bloomberg BNA 2016). He holds a B.S.E.E. and a M.S. and specializes in electronics, computers, software, communications, semiconductors, wireless, medical devices, nanotechnology, and business methods technologies. Among many honors, he is the recipient of the Sedona Conference Award for Excellence in Advanced Legal Education (2004) and the Sedona Lifetime Achievement Award (2012).