Meredith McKenzie of Juniper Networks in Profile Magazine

In its current issue, Profile Magazine highlighted the accomplishments of Meredith McKenzie, VP and deputy general counsel for Juniper Networks, and emphasized her innovative approaches to problem resolution and leadership within the Juniper IP department.

Shumaker & Sieffert salutes Meredith for her exceptional IP leadership at network technology's leading edge (and core).

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Shumaker & Sieffert Appoints New Principals

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to announce the election of Darcy Shukla, Ryan Kobs and Michael Buschbach as Principals of the firm.  Darcy joined the firm in 2003 as a Technology Specialist, continued to work with the firm during law school as a Law Clerk, and later rejoined the firm as an Associate.  Ryan joined the firm in 2005 as a Technology Specialist and worked at the firm as both a Law

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Juristat 2017 Year in Review Ranks Shumaker & Sieffert among Top Patent Prosecution Firms

The patent data analytics company Juristat published a 2017 year in review of its 10 most popular articles for the year.  Many of these articles rank law firms along various measures of patent prosecution effectiveness, and Shumaker & Sieffert appears prominently, being ranked:

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Shumaker & Sieffert Hosts Second Annual AIPLA Women in IP Community Service Event in St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN

On Friday, November 17, 2017, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A. hosted a volunteer event at Feed My Starving Children in Eagan, MN as part of the Second Annual AIPLA Women in IP Community Service Event for the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN. AIPLA members and their families assembled and packaged rice-based meals destined for children in Haiti. Along with other volunteers, the group helped to pack a total of 255 boxes or 55,080 meals during the two hour shift.

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Visual Memory LLC v. NVIDIA Corporation: Subject Matter Eligibility on Motion

By Brian WelleShumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Obviousness and the “Secondary” Considerations: Novartis v. Torrent

By Adrian SanchezShumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Do “Processor” and “Controller” Invoke 35 U.S.C. § 112(f)? Ensuring structural support for arguably means plus function limitations

By Ambar Nayate, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Shumaker & Sieffert 2nd among "Firms with the Highest Alice Allowance Rates," according to Juristat

In 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice v. CLS Bank, which has reshaped the patent eligibility landscape and led to an unprecedented rate of patent invalidation and application rejection. Patents and patent applications relating to software and other computer-related inventions have been particularly affected.

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Intellectual Asset Magazine Recognizes Shumaker & Sieffert in the IAM Patent 1000

In its newly updated IAM Patent 1000, Intellectual Asset Magazine recognizes Shumaker & Sieffert as one of the world's leading patent firms. Shumaker & Sieffert has “tremendous lawyers and attorneys with a lot of talent," said IAM.

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Stating the Obvious: Personal Web Technologies, LLC v. Apple, Inc.

By Sarah Myhrom EisenmanShumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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