New Shumaker & Sieffert Partners Begin Teaching the University of Minnesota Law School "Patent Prosecution Practice" Course

"As adjunct professors [and Founding S&S Partners] Steve Shumaker and Kent Sieffert step away from the course, Brian Dawley and Ambar Nayate will bring their own experiences to their lectures this fall."  More information can be found in this Minnesota Daily article.

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New Patent Attorneys Join Shumaker & Sieffert

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to welcome new patent attorneys, Carlos Espinoza, Derek Abeyta, Tim Loomis, Jay Potts and Rod Lacy.  Carlos is an experienced attorney with a practice directed to drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the software, co

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Shumaker & Sieffert Co-sponsors Advancing Sciences Event

Shumaker & Sieffert is proud to co-sponsor the Twin Cities Advancing Sciences event on Tuesday, April 23, at Target Field in Minneapolis.  The Advancing Sciences event, organized by the American Heart Association, brings together local science and technology business leaders to network with and encourage high school students to consider a career in STEM.  This year's theme is “Diversifying the STEM Workforce.”  Attendees will have th

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USPTO Revised Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance: Ex parte Smith Designated Informative

USPTO Revised Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance: Ex parte Smith Designated Informative

By Timothy J. Busse

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Josh Kube Elected Principal of Shumaker & Sieffert

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to name Josh Kube as a new Principal of the firm.  Josh is a long-time member of the firm, joining as a Technical Specialist in 2007.  Josh focuses his practice on patent prosecution and infringement counseling in the chemical and materials fields, as well as development and training of new patent attorneys at the firm. 

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Revised USPTO Guidance for Subject Matter Eligibility

By Ryan Kobs and Zachary Pratt

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Shumaker & Sieffert Leads AIPLA Women in IP Community Service Event for Neighborhood House

Shumaker & Sieffert joined colleagues from the Twin Cities IP community in a Fresh Produce Distribution by Neighborhood House at the campus of Metropolitan State University in St.

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Jacob Pittman Joins Shumaker & Sieffert as Associate

Shumaker & Sieffert welcomes Jacob Pittman, a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, and a registered U.S. patent agent. Jacob's practice will focus on patent preparation and prosecution in the electronic, software, mechanical and medical device arts.   He was previously a Summer Associate with the firm and served as Goldy Gopher during his undergraduate years at the University of Minnesota. 

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Shumaker & Sieffert Reaches 5000 U.S. Patents!

We are celebrating 5000 U.S.

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Shumaker & Sieffert Team Completes Ragnar Great River Relay - Benefits STEM Programs

Congratulations to the 2018 Shumaker & Sieffert Ragnar Relay Team on completing the daunting 200+ mile Ragnar Great River Relay race on August 18!  The team collected donations to help support “Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science” (GEMS) & “Guys In Science and Engineering” (GISE).

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