The firm is pleased to announce that David Hardoon and Joseph Young have joined the firm as Associates. David is a registered patent attorney with a strong computer science background and experience in patent prosecution in the software, computing and telecommunication arts. Joseph has a degree in computer engineering and substantial experience in patent infringement litigation matters. Both David and Joseph will contribute to the firm's patent prosecution practice.Read More
Michelle Bresler has joined Shumaker & Sieffert as an Associate. With substantial experience in both patent infringement litigation and patent prosecution, Michelle has a deep and well-rounded background in patent law. Her practice will focus on patent preparation and prosecution in the electronics, software and medical device fields. Previously, Michelle was an Associate in the Dallas office of Baker Botts, LLP and an Associate with AZA Law in Houston, Texas.Read More
Sarah Myhrom Eisenman has joined Shumaker & Sieffert as a Law Clerk. She will assist Shumaker & Sieffert attorneys in patent preparation and prosecution in the medical device and mechanical fields. Sarah is currently pursuing joint JD and MS degrees at the University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences, respectively, with both degrees expected in 2015. Sarah will join Shumaker & Sieffert as an Associate following graduation from the University of Minnesota Law School.Read More
Shumaker & Sieffert is proud to co-sponsor a team of swimmers in the Swim 24Challenge, a 24-hour swim and fundraiser designed to combat childhood drowning in San Diego. According to the Center for Disease Control, drowning is the #2 cause of accidental death among all children in the U.S., and the #1 leading cause of accidental death among minority children. Drowning is 100% preventable by teaching a child to swim. But many families in the San Diego community simply cannot afford to teach their kids to swim.Read More
A group of Shumaker & Sieffert employees helped Neighborhood House deliver produce as part of a Mass Produce Distribution at The Wellstone Center in St. Paul on July 22. Shumaker & Sieffert shareholder, Jason Kelly, captained the event for the firm. Other participants included Shanti Pfenning, Jaci Skiba, Nihal Parkar, Kelly Fitzgerald, Eric Gerber, Sawyer Imrie, Derek Abeyta, Sarah Myhrom Eisenman and Julia Ehrreich. The Mass Produce Distribution is a free giveaway of fresh fruits, vegetables and bread to people and families in need.Read More
Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine, in its May/June 2015 Issue, ranked Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A. among the top patent law firms in the U.S. in Patent Quality for the Healthcare Industry.
This is the sixth year in a row that IAM Magazine has ranked Shumaker & Sieffert among the top law firms for Healthcare Industry patents.
Shumaker & Sieffert is proud to represent a number of clients in the healthcare field, including Medtronic, 3M, Acist, University of Minnesota, and Mayo Medical Ventures.Read More
In the 2015 edition of the IAM 1000, The World's Leading Patent Professionals, Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine has named Steve Shumaker and Kent Sieffert in its short list of recommended attorneys for patent prosecution in Minnesota. The 2015 edition also notes Shumaker & Sieffert's emphasis on quality and process in the electrical, software and medical device practice areas.Read More
Shumaker & Sieffert Co-sponsors Minneapolis Meeting of 2015 AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking EventJune 12, 2015
Shumaker & Sieffert is proud to have co-sponsored the Minneapolis meeting of the 2015 AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event. The event unites women who practice IP law and/or regularly handle IP issues, with local meetings held concurrently at various geographic locations around the world and joined together by teleconference.Read More
Shumaker & Sieffert will co-sponsor the 2015 AIPLA Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit, to be held June 16, 2015, at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas.Read More
Paul McAdams has joined Shumaker & Sieffert as an Associate supporting the firm's medical device, electronics and software practice areas. Paul has a JD from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and a BS degree in electrical engineering from Kettering University. Prior to joining the firm, Paul practiced as an Associate at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, in Los Angeles, focusing on patent infringement litigation.Read More