Patent Law Firm Profile Report:
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein Fox P.L.L.C.

By the numbers:

  • 2 office(s):
    • 114 attys in Washington, DC
    • 1 attys in Washington DC, DC
  • 115 registered patent attorneys
  • 967 clients awarded 9093 patents since 2005
  • 8 clients/attorney on average.
  • 79 patents/attorney on average.

Patent Client Summary:

Clients with patent counts greater than 10.

RankClient NamePatents
1 Broadcom Corp (Irvine, CA) 2655
2 Apple Inc (Cupertino, CA) 1566
3 ASML Netherlands B.V. (Veldhoven, ) 625
4 ASML Holding N.V. (Veldhoven, ) 303
5 Google Inc (Mountain View, CA) 259
6 Yanmar Co Ltd (Osaka, ) 181
7 Bayer CropScience AG (Monheim, ) 178
8 Toyo Tire Rubber Co Ltd (Osaka, ) 168
9 Sybase Inc (Dublin, CA) 154
10 Kanzaki Kokyukoki Mfg. Co Ltd (Hyogo, ) 137
11 ParkerVision Inc (Jacksonville, FL) 125
12 Reebok International Ltd (London, ) 106
13 Spansion LLC (Sunnyvale, CA) 105
14 adidas AG (Herzogenaurach, ) 102
15 The MITRE Corp (McLean, VA) 97
16 MIPS Technologies Inc (Sunnyvale, CA) 88
17 Intrexon Corp (Blacksburg, VA) 87
18 Reebok International Ltd (Canton, MA) 86
19 Kao Corp (Tokyo, ) 83
20 NetLogic Microsystems Inc (Irvine, CA) 82
21 PepsiCo Inc (Purchase, NY) 75
22 OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc (Redwood City, CA) 71
23 Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH (Monheim, ) 68
24 The Sun Products Corp (Wilton, CT) 66
25 Advanced Micro Devices Inc (Sunnyvale, CA) 58
26 CSC Holdings LLC (Bethpage, NY) 56
27 Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd (Singapore, ) 55
28 MIPS Technologies Inc (Mountain View, CA) 52
29 Purdue Pharma L.P. (Stamford, CT) 50
30 Seiko Epson Corp (Tokyo, ) 48
31 Thule Sweden AB (Hillerstorp, ) 44
32 Martek Biosciences Corp (Columbia, MD) 43
33 iAnywhere Solutions Inc (Dublin, CA) 43
34 Cross Match Technologies Inc (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) 43
35 Biogen Idec MA Inc (Cambridge, MA) 42
36 salesforce.com Inc (San Francisco, CA) 38
37 Human Genome Sciences Inc (Rockville, MD) 34
38 ASML Holding N.V. (, ) 31
39 SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd (Shenzhen, ) 31
40 Symbol Technologies Inc (Holtsville, NY) 31
41 Kanzaki Kokyukoki Mfg. Co Ltd (, ) 30
42 OpenPeak Inc (Boca Raton, FL) 29
43 University of Maryland College Park (College Park, MD) 29
44 The General Hospital Corp (Boston, MA) 27
45 Suncall Corp (Kyoto-fu, ) 27
46 Realtime Data LLC (Armonk, NY) 26
47 OMRON Corp (Kyoto, ) 26
48 TD Ameritrade IP Co Inc (Omaha, NE) 25
49 Universal Display Corp (Ewing, NJ) 25
50 Mitsui Chemicals Inc (Tokyo, ) 24
51 Invitrogen Corp (Carlsbad, CA) 24
52 Global Tel*Link Corp (Reston, VA) 24
53 Cytovia Inc (San Diego, CA) 23
54 ImmunoGen Inc (Waltham, MA) 22
55 Silicon Graphics Inc (Mountain View, CA) 21
56 NetLogic Microsystems Inc (Santa Clara, CA) 20
57 Global Locate Inc (Irvine, CA) 20
58 Cytos Biotechnology AG (Zurich-Schlieren, ) 20
59 adidas International Marketing B.V. (Amsterdam, ) 19
60 Advantest Corp (Tokyo, ) 19
61 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Daejeon, ) 19
62 SAP AG (Walldorf, ) 19
63 The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) 19
64 ELO Touch Solutions Inc (Milpitas, CA) 18
65 Intellectual Ventures I LLC (Wilmington, DE) 18
66 Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha (Tokyo, ) 17
67 NASDAQ Inc (New York, NY) 17
68 Vascular Biogenics Ltd (Or Yehuda, ) 17
69 Yanmar Co Ltd (, ) 17
70 Nanosys Inc (Milpitas, CA) 16
71 Plasmology4 Inc (Scottsdale, AZ) 16
72 ASML Netherlands B.V (Veldhoven, ) 16
73 Euro-Celtique S.A. (Luxembourg, ) 15
74 Roku Inc (Saratoga, CA) 15
75 ATI Technologies ULC (Markham, Ontario, ) 14
76 Ben Franklin Patent Holding LLC (Los Altos, CA) 14
77 Guardian Data Storage LLC (Wilmington, DE) 14
78 Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH (Monheim am Rhein, ) 14
79 Nanosys Inc (Palo Alto, CA) 14
80 Mold-Masters Ltd (Georgetown, ) 13
81 Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (Decatur, IL) 13
82 Saipem S.p.A. (San Donato Milanese, ) 13
83 SAP SE (Walldorf, ) 13
84 Teva Women's Health Inc (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) 13
85 World Centric (Petaluma, CA) 12
86 Yanmar Co Ltd (Osaka-shi, Osaka, ) 12
87 University of Rochester (Rochester, NY) 12
88 Beckman Coulter Inc (Fullerton, CA) 12
89 Bayer Cropscience AG (, ) 12
90 Broadcom Europe Ltd (Cambridge, ) 12
91 OMRON Corp (Kyoto-shi, ) 12
92 Method Products PBC (San Francisco, CA) 11
93 Method Products Inc (San Francisco, CA) 11
94 Mold-Masters Ltd (Ontario, ) 11
95 Roku Inc (Los Gatos, CA) 11
96 ASML Netherlands B.V. (, ) 11
97 American Express Travel Related Services Co Inc (New York, NY) 11
98 Encore Health LLC (Roanoke, VA) 11
99 YANMAR Co Ltd (Osaka-shi, ) 11

Attorney Summary:

Attorneys with patent counts (>10) as listed on patents for this firm. This list is likely not complete as patents typically include either the attorney name or the firm name, but only include both on rare occassions.

RankAttorney NamePatents

Performance Summary:

The performance of this firm was measured in three areas: speed of award, number of claims awarded and conciseness of claims language. Performance is measured by patent class, for those classes having more than 10 patents awarded.

Speed of prosecution by art class:

Claims counts by art class:

Claims Language by art class:

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Classes
Legend:     = Within Normal Range, = Better Than Normal, = Worse Than Normal8494 = Total Patents
Performances
Patent
Type
Patent
Class
Law
Firms
Patent
Count
All Pats
in Class
Percent
All Pats
Award
Speed
Claim
Count
Claims
Language
Utility [G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computation... 7039 1390 348379 0.39 %
Utility [H04B] TRANSMISSION [4]... 2556 632 52855 1.19 %
Utility [H04L] TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (arrangement... 3169 575 78919 0.72 %
Utility [A61K] PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES (devices or methods special... 3005 568 76483 0.74 %
Utility [G03B] APPARATUS OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS OR FOR PROJECTING OR VIEWING TH... 1194 477 15658 3.04 %
Utility [H01L] SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; ELECTRIC SOLID STATE DEVICES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (... 3571 281 172792 0.16 %
Utility [H04W] WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS [2009.01]... 1809 230 43872 0.52 %
Utility [A01N] PRESERVATION OF BODIES OF HUMANS OR ANIMALS OR PLANTS OR PARTS THEREOF (preserva... 1323 181 13913 1.3 %
Utility [H04J] MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATION (peculiar to transmission of digital information H04L 5/... 1377 173 17130 1 %
Utility [C12N] MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES; COMPOSITIONS THEREOF (biocides, pest repellants or at... 1332 166 17901 0.92 %
Utility [C07D] HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (macromolecular compounds C08) [2]... 1254 164 23841 0.68 %
Utility [H03M] CODING, DECODING OR CODE CONVERSION, IN GENERAL (using fluidic means F15C 4/00; ... 1287 164 14616 1.12 %
Utility [H04N] PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION [4]... 2756 153 74519 0.2 %
Utility [C07K] PEPTIDES (peptides containing -lactam rings C07D; cyclic dipeptides not having ... 933 153 9822 1.55 %
Utility [G06K] RECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARR... 2850 150 58569 0.25 %
Utility [H04M] TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION (circuits for controlling other apparatus via a telepho... 2075 136 30595 0.44 %
Utility [G01B] MEASURING LENGTH, THICKNESS OR SIMILAR LINEAR DIMENSIONS; MEASURING ANGLES; MEAS... 1572 126 12664 0.99 %
Utility [G01N] INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL P... 2963 119 43737 0.27 %
Utility [B60K] ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES; ARR... 732 112 6174 1.81 %
Utility [C12P] FERMENTATION OR ENZYME-USING PROCESSES TO SYNTHESISE A DESIRED CHEMICAL COMPOUND... 844 106 7345 1.44 %
Utility [G02B] OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS (G02F takes precedence; optical elements... 2328 100 42311 0.23 %
Utility [G11C] STATIC STORES (information storage based on relative movement between record car... 1416 92 36240 0.25 %
Utility [G03F] PHOTOMECHANICAL PRODUCTION OF TEXTURED OR PATTERNED SURFACES, e.g. FOR PRINTING,... 705 91 9257 0.98 %
Utility [H03F] AMPLIFIERS (measuring, testing G01R; optical parametric amplifiers G02F; circuit... 861 90 6867 1.31 %
Utility [G06Q] DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMER... 2330 84 29793 0.28 %
Utility [H03K] PULSE TECHNIQUE (measuring pulse characteristics G01R; modulating sinusoidal osc... 1233 84 14621 0.57 %
Utility [G01R] MEASURING ELECTRIC VARIABLES; MEASURING MAGNETIC VARIABLES (indicating correct t... 2092 83 27990 0.29 %
Utility [F16D] COUPLINGS FOR TRANSMITTING ROTATION (gearing for conveying rotation F16H, e.g. f... 807 82 7163 1.14 %
Utility [A43B] CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR... 584 80 2874 2.78 %
Utility [A61B] DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION (analysing biological material G01N, e.g. G01... 2964 76 60458 0.12 %
Utility [G01S] RADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY U... 1084 61 8535 0.71 %
Utility [A63B] APPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BAL... 2075 60 16358 0.36 %
Utility [C12Q] MEASURING OR TESTING PROCESSES INVOLVING ENZYMES OR MICROORGANISMS (immunoassay ... 1171 58 12459 0.46 %
Utility [C07C] ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (macromolecular compounds C08; production of or... 1166 57 17213 0.33 %
Utility [C07H] SUGARS; DERIVATIVES THEREOF; NUCLEOSIDES; NUCLEOTIDES; NUCLEIC ACIDS (derivative... 816 54 6570 0.82 %
Utility [H03L] AUTOMATIC CONTROL, STARTING, SYNCHRONISATION, OR STABILISATION OF GENERATORS OF ... 745 54 5703 0.94 %
Utility [G06T] IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL [2006.01]... 1242 54 11349 0.47 %
Utility [F16H] GEARING... 970 52 12144 0.42 %
Utility [G10L] SPEECH ANALYSIS OR SYNTHESIS; SPEECH RECOGNITION; SPEECH OR VOICE PROCESSING; SP... 1029 51 10886 0.46 %
Utility [G05F] SYSTEMS FOR REGULATING ELECTRIC OR MAGNETIC VARIABLES (regulating the timing or ... 1006 50 9639 0.51 %
Utility [H03D] DEMODULATION OR TRANSFERENCE OF MODULATION FROM ONE CARRIER TO ANOTHER (masers, ... 584 49 2770 1.76 %
Utility [H03H] IMPEDANCE NETWORKS, e.g. RESONANT CIRCUITS; RESONATORS (measuring, testing G01R;... 718 47 5250 0.89 %
Utility [H04K] SECRET COMMUNICATION; JAMMING OF COMMUNICATION... 774 43 4383 0.98 %
Utility [H04Q] SELECTING (switches, relays, selectors H01H; wireless communication networks H04... 1196 39 11290 0.34 %
Utility [G09G] ARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO... 1654 38 31055 0.12 %
Utility [B29C] SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHE... 1542 38 14091 0.26 %
Utility [G02C] SPECTACLES; SUNGLASSES OR GOGGLES INSOFAR AS THEY HAVE THE SAME FEATURES AS SPEC... 609 37 2863 1.29 %
Utility [G11B] INFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSD... 1175 37 29612 0.12 %
Utility [B62D] MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS (steering, or guiding on a desired track, of agricultur... 1135 32 10183 0.31 %
Utility [G01J] MEASUREMENT OF INTENSITY, VELOCITY, SPECTRAL CONTENT, POLARISATION, PHASE OR PUL... 1268 32 7943 0.4 %
Utility [H01Q] AERIALS (radiators or aerials for microwave heating H05B 6/72)... 1296 30 12347 0.24 %
Utility [B60R] VEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (fire p... 1209 29 12420 0.23 %
Utility [G08B] SIGNALLING OR CALLING SYSTEMS; ORDER TELEGRAPHS; ALARM SYSTEMS... 2161 28 16927 0.16 %
Utility [H03B] GENERATION OF OSCILLATIONS, DIRECTLY OR BY FREQUENCY-CHANGING, BY CIRCUITS EMPLO... 611 28 3437 0.81 %
Utility [B65D] CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS... 2161 26 18212 0.14 %
Utility [H02J] CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER; SY... 1372 24 11299 0.21 %
Utility [H03G] CONTROL OF AMPLIFICATION (impedance networks, e.g. attenuators, H03H; control of... 510 24 2217 1.08 %
Utility [H01J] ELECTRIC DISCHARGE TUBES OR DISCHARGE LAMPS (spark-gaps H01T; arc lamps with con... 1362 21 17654 0.11 %
Utility [C11D] DETERGENT COMPOSITIONS; USE OF SINGLE SUBSTANCES AS DETERGENTS; SOAP OR SOAP-MAK... 453 20 3731 0.53 %
Utility [B01D] SEPARATION (separating solids from solids by wet methods B03B, B03D, by pneumati... 1985 20 20911 0.09 %
Utility [G01C] MEASURING DISTANCES, LEVELS OR BEARINGS; SURVEYING; NAVIGATION; GYROSCOPIC INSTR... 1295 20 10981 0.18 %
Utility [H04H] BROADCAST COMMUNICATION (multiplex communication H04J; pictorial communication a... 589 19 2900 0.65 %
Utility [G06G] ANALOGUE COMPUTERS (analogue optical computing devices G06E 3/00; computer syste... 784 19 3407 0.55 %
Utility [H02H] EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS (indicating or signalling undesired wo... 959 18 6319 0.28 %
Utility [H01P] WAVEGUIDES; RESONATORS, LINES OR OTHER DEVICES OF THE WAVEGUIDE TYPE (operating ... 609 18 3384 0.53 %
Utility [G21K] TECHNIQUES FOR HANDLING PARTICLES OR IONISING RADIATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED F... 412 16 1831 0.87 %
Utility [H01R] ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE CONNECTIONS; STRUCTURAL ASSOCIATIONS OF A PLURALITY OF M... 1877 16 28774 0.05 %
Utility [F02D] CONTROLLING COMBUSTION ENGINES (vehicle fittings, acting on a single sub-unit on... 474 16 4543 0.35 %
Utility [E02F] DREDGING; SOIL-SHIFTING (winning peat E21C 49/00)... 369 16 1728 0.92 %
Utility [H04R] LOUDSPEAKERS, MICROPHONES, GRAMOPHONE PICK-UPS OR LIKE ACOUSTIC ELECTROMECHANICA... 1323 15 12158 0.12 %
Utility [H01F] MAGNETS; INDUCTANCES; TRANSFORMERS; SELECTION OF MATERIALS FOR THEIR MAGNETIC PR... 934 14 6541 0.21 %
Utility [A41D] OUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES (eye or ear protectors A61F 9/00, A6... 824 14 2611 0.53 %
Utility [B32B] LAYERED PRODUCTS, i.e. PRODUCTS BUILT-UP OF STRATA OF FLAT OR NON-FLAT, e.g. CEL... 1884 13 22737 0.05 %
Utility [A61F] FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO... 2182 13 28141 0.04 %
Utility [A63F] CARD, BOARD OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; V... 1289 13 12402 0.1 %
Utility [C07F] ACYCLIC, CARBOCYCLIC, OR HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING ELEMENTS OTHER THAN C... 616 13 3751 0.34 %
Utility [G02F] DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING ... 1153 13 22499 0.05 %
Utility [H01M] PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY... 1411 13 23669 0.05 %
Utility [F04B] POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS (engine fuel-injection pumps F... 843 12 4884 0.24 %
Utility [F01N] GAS-FLOW SILENCERS OR EXHAUST APPARATUS FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; GAS-... 546 12 5729 0.2 %
Utility [H01H] ELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES (contact cabl... 1167 12 9742 0.12 %
Utility [F02M] SUPPLYING COMBUSTION ENGINES IN GENERAL WITH COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURES OR CONSTITUENT... 639 12 6021 0.19 %
Reissue [G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computation... 7039 12 641 1.87 %
Utility [H05B] ELECTRIC HEATING; ELECTRIC LIGHTING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR... 1507 11 14400 0.07 %
Utility [C08F] MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS OBTAINED BY REACTIONS ONLY INVOLVING CARBON-TO-CARBON U... 784 11 10024 0.1 %
Utility [A61N] ELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY (measureme... 1259 11 15267 0.07 %
Utility [B05D] PROCESSES FOR APPLYING LIQUIDS OR OTHER FLUENT MATERIALS TO SURFACES, IN GENERAL... 1106 11 6997 0.15 %