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Robert Greene Sterne

Robert Greene Sterne

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Washington, DC, USA


Robert Greene Sterne is a Founding Director of Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of Patent Office Litigation, the first and leading treatise on the new contested proceedings in the AIA.  He has recognized expertise in AIA post issuance proceedings and concurrent patent litigation,  reexamination, patent monetization, licensing and enforcement, USITC 337 proceedings, corporate intellectual property best practices including the chief intellectual property officer (CIPO), and Board of Director responsibility for IP.  He has spoken and written extensively on these topics throughout the past 35 years. He specializes in electronics, computers, software, communications, semiconductors, wireless, medical devices, nanotechnology and business methods technologies.  He is counsel in more than 65 contested proceedings and 150 reexaminations at the PTO. He has played a role in precedent-setting case law: In re Beauregard, (Fed. Cir. 1995), KSR (SCT. 2007), i4i (SCT. 2011), In re Jung (Fed. Cir.  2011), ETG (Fed Cir. 2012), Hear Wear (Fed. Cir. 2014). He is highly rated in peer-review lists and is the recipient of the Sedona Conference Award for Excellence in Advanced Legal Education (2004), Sedona Lifetime Achievement Award (2012) and Attorney of the Year "Good Scout" Award (2012).
Robert Greene Sterne is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts Parallel Patent Reexaminations - Parallel Patent Reexaminations, Friday, September 28, 2012
Program Overview - Program Overview, Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Practice Before the PTAB Rountable - Practice Before the PTAB Rountable, Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Appeals to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - Appeals to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Breakouts: Patent/Trademark - Breakouts: Patent/Trademark, Wednesday, October 09, 2013
PTAB Trial Conclusion - The Oral Hearing, Final Written Decision, Rehearing and Appeals to the CAFC - PTAB Trial Conclusion - The Oral Hearing, Final Written Decision, Rehearing and Appeals to the CAFC, Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Maturing of Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) - USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015, Thursday, March 26, 2015
Optimal Strategy and Tactics in the Post-Grant Trial World, Including Parallel Litigation Proceedings - USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015, Thursday, March 26, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015, Friday, May 01, 2015, San Francisco, CA
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Intellectual Property Law Institute 2015, Monday, September 28, 2015, New York, NY
Intellectual Property Law Institute 2015, Monday, October 19, 2015, San Francisco, CA
USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2016, Monday, March 14, 2016, New York, NY
USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2016, Thursday, March 31, 2016, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Intellectual Property Law Institute 2015, Monday, October 19, 2015, San Francisco, CA
USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2016, Thursday, March 31, 2016, San Francisco, CA
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