For the second consecutive year, Shumaker & Sieffert was identified as the No. 16 largest PCT filing law firm in the United States.  The ranking was published in the October 2014 issue of Managing Intellectual Property. As one of the largest PCT filing firms in the country, Shumaker & Sieffert is poised to help clients navigate international patent protection, whether via the PCT process or direct national routes.  With responsibility for management of thousands of patent applications in over twenty countries worldwide, Shumaker & Sieffert relies on its own expertise and extensive relationships with international patent associates around the world to deliver effective patent protection outside the United States.