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 Clerk and Associate.  Michael joined the firm in 2008 as a Law Clerk and rejoined the firm as an Associate.  Michael and Darcy will continue to play key roles in the firm's extensive software and electronics patent practices.  Ryan will continue to focus on the firm's strong medical device patent practice.