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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Shumaker & Sieffert Sponsors Swim 24 Challenge

Shumaker & Sieffert is proud to again sponsor the Swim 24 Challenge, a 24-hour swim event to raise money for swim lessons and drowning prevention for children.  This year's event was held Aug. 11-12 at the Boys and Girls Club of San Dieguito, Pardee Aquatics Center, in the San Diego area.  The event is designed to save children's lives by providing swimming lessons to children who otherwise could not afford them. 

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Shumaker & Sieffert sponsors 2018 FIRST LEGO Global Innovation team of middle school students

Shumaker & Sieffert was pleased to sponsor THE DOTS, a local team of middle school students, to travel to and compete in the 2018 Championship of the FIRST LEGO League, held in Detroit, MI.  The FIRST LEGO League is an international program in which teams of students research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution.

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Shumaker & Sieffert Summer Associate attends Google Legal Summer Institute

As a partner law firm to Google, Shumaker & Sieffert had the opportunity to send 1L summer associate Chloe Margulis to the 2018 Google Legal Summer Institute, a weeklong educational leadership program for underrepresented law students. The University of Minnesota Law School, where Ms. Margulis completed her first year of law school, shared this interview describing her “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

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The 112(f) Presumption Still Has Meaning: Zeroclick, LLC v. Apple, Inc.

By Sarah Myhrom Eisenman, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Recovering foreign lost profits: WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp.

By Joseph W. Bauer, Summer Associate

Summary:

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Claiming Benefit and Priority in Large Patent Families

By Carl G. Peterson, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Steve Shumaker Authors Chapter in New AIPLA-BNA Book on Standards-related Patents

AIPLA and BNA have just published a new book entitled Patents and Standards: Practice, Policy, and Enforcement. Shumaker & Sieffert co-founder Steve Shumaker authored Chapter 7, entitled: Preparation of Standards-Related Patents.

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