In the 2016 edition of the IAM 1000, The World's Leading Patent Professionals, Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine identifies Shumaker & Sieffert as a leading patent firm for patent prosecution in Minnesota, and names Steve Shumaker and Kent Sieffert as recommended patent attorneys.  The 2016 edition of the IAM 1000 notes Shumaker & Sieffert's "tight processes" and "excellent attorneys," and remarks that "[y]ou can see from its exceptionally solid client roster that it is a quality operation, particularly when it comes to high-end electrical engineering and medical device matters."