- University of Wisconsin - B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1988
- University of Minnesota Law School - J.D. 1991, cum laude
- State of Minnesota
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
Kari is a registered patent attorney specializing in electronics, software and microprocessor-based systems. Her practice includes all facets of patent preparation and prosecution, patent portfolio management and infringement and validity counseling. Prior to joining Shumaker & Sieffert, Kari was a patent attorney at Merchant & Gould and intellectual property counsel at 3M.