Mind + Muscle

technical minds + legal muscle




Innovation drives today's electronics industry.

Rapid advancements in the electronics industry have changed the way the world works, lives and communicates. Intellectual property portfolio development and enforcement are key in today’s dynamic business environment.

Sterne Kessler is focused on the optimal use of intellectual property to help you achieve your business objectives and increase shareholder value. We have evolved a renaissance IP lawyer model where team expertise is not limited to procurement or enforcement, but extends to optimizing all aspects of your IP—training your technical team and management, creating enforcement-ready portfolios, negotiating licensing deals, performing IP due diligence for investment and acquisition opportunities and defending or  enforcing your intellectual property rights.

Drawing on Sterne Kessler’s 35 years of experience and thought leadership, advanced academic training, and decades of real-life business and engineering know how, our IP professionals have developed the necessary skills to provide counsel, and help you achieve your business goals in a variety of technology sectors such as:

  • Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Computer Architecture and Systems
  • Cryptography, Coding and Compression
  • Data Storage
  • Electronic Design Automation
  • Flexible Electronics
  • Graphics Processing Unit Architecture and GPU Applications
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Internet Applications and E-Commerce
  • Lighting –Plasma and Solid State
  • Memory Circuits, Systems and Technologies
  • MEMS Manufacturing and Applications
  • Mobile Computing and Communication
  • Nanotechnologies, Materials Engineering and Quantum Effect Devices
  • Networking and Communications
  • Optoelectronics and Photonics
  • RF and Near-Field Communications
  • Semiconductor Processes, Structures, Devices, Lithography and Manufacturing Equipment
  • Software
  • 3D Printing

We represent mature and emerging growth companies on the forefront of their respective technology spaces and have traditionally had an innovator focus.  We have represented some of the seminal breakthroughs in technology.


We recognize that to succeed, we must capitalize on the strengths of our team.  When providing counsel in technology deals, we look to your top managers for input in mission critical stages involving strategy, negotiation, and documentation.  We also work with your securities lawyers, accountants, venture capitalists, investment bankers, and underwriters to assure optimal shareholder value.

(3) Sterne Kessler Welcomes Litigators John Christopher Rozendaal & Michael Joffre to the Firm

Sterne Kessler Welcomes Litigators John Christopher Rozendaal & Michael Joffre to the Firm
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Sterne Kessler Welcomes Litigators John Christopher Rozendaal & Michael Joffre to the Firm

Sterne Kessler is pleased to announce that John Christopher (J.C.) Rozendaal and Michael Joffre have joined the firm as directors.


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