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Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.
1625 Radio Drive
Suite 300
St. Paul, MN 55125
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P. 651-735-1100
F. 651-735-1102

Steve Shumaker
p. 651-286-8342
e. shumaker@ssiplaw.com

Technology Areas
Education
University of Wisconsin - B.S. Electrical Engineering 1990
George Washington University - J.D. 1994, with high honors, Order of the Coif, The George Washington Law Review
Bar Admissions
Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Admitted to the bar in Minnesota.
Professional Experience
Steven J. Shumaker is a founding Principal of Shumaker & Sieffert. He is a registered patent attorney specializing in electrical, software, and medical device technologies. His practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, infringement and validity counseling, and licensing.

Previously, Steve was a Principal of Fish & Richardson and an intellectual property attorney for 3M and Imation (the 3M spin-off). During law school, he was a patent agent for the law firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner (1992-1993) in Washington, D.C. and served as a Patent Examiner (1990-1992) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the medical device arts.

Steve is an adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he teaches a course on Patent Practice. Minnesota Law and Politics magazine has identified Steve as a Minnesota Super Lawyer.
Representative Technologies
* Color Imaging
* Networking
* Wireless Communication
* Medical Devices
* Business Methods
* Data Storage
* Semiconductor Devices and Fabrication
* Electronic Circuitry
* Medical Imaging