Intellectual Asset Magazine Recognizes Shumaker & Sieffert in the IAM Patent 1000

In its newly updated IAM Patent 1000, Intellectual Asset Magazine recognizes Shumaker & Sieffert as one of the world's leading patent firms. Shumaker & Sieffert has “tremendous lawyers and attorneys with a lot of talent," said IAM.

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Shumaker & Sieffert Ranked 16th Best Overall Patent Firm in the 2017 Juristat “Top 100”

Juristat published its latest list of Top 100 Patent Firms, which ranks U.S. patent prosecution firms “based on objective measurements of firm performance.”  Shumaker & Sieffert ranked 16th best overall according to a weighted average that accounts for the number of applications filed, allowance rate, average number of office actions to allowance, and average time to allowance during the time period analyzed.

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Shumaker & Sieffert a Top 10 Firm in Technology Center 3700

Technology Center 3700 at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office provides examination for medical devices, manufacturing devices and processes, and mechanical engineering.  According to Juristat, of those patent firms having more than 500 applications pending in TC 3700 during the 10-year period analyzed, Shumaker & Sieffert ranks 8th by allowance rate (77.0%).

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Shumaker & Sieffert Ranked Among Top 10 Firms at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

In a recent article identifying firms that “perform quite exceptionally” at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Juristat ranked Shumaker & Sieffert 4th in a list of 10 firms with the highest PTAB win rates. 

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New Principal at Shumaker & Sieffert: Benjamin Wutt

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to announce the election of Benjamin Wutt as a Principal of the firm.  Ben will continue to contribute to the firm's software and electronics patent practices.

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Shumaker & Sieffert Participates in AIPLA Women in IP Cares Community Service Event

Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A. was proud to organize and sponsor the Twin Cities component of the AIPLA Women in IP Cares Community Service Event.  Local IP attorneys and their families in the Twin Cities of St.

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Shumaker & Sieffert Sponsors 2016 Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit in Portland, Oregon

Shumaker & Sieffert was pleased to co-sponsor the 2016 AIPLA Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit in Portland, Oregon, held June 14, 2016.  This was the fifth year in a row that the firm has served as a major sponsor for this AIPLA event, which is held in a different city each year.  Shumaker & Sieffert's co-founding Principal,Steve Shumaker, served on the planning committee for the Summit.

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Shumaker & Sieffert Welcomes New Patent Attorney Joe Steinbronn

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to announce that Joe Steinbronn has joined the firm as a patent attorney.  Joe has extensive patent prosecution experience, and a broad technical background spanning chemistry, materials, electronics, software and medical devices.  Previously, Joe was an intellectual property licensing associate with Texas A&M System Technology Commercialization and a patent attorney at IBM.

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Jeffrey Eng Joins Shumaker & Sieffert

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Eng has joined the firm as a patent attorney.  Jeffrey  has several years of experience assisting clients in obtaining patent protection for complex software and computer-related technologies, including computer virtualization software, cloud computing infrastructure, and telecommunication systems.  Previously, Jeffrey was an Associate with the law firm of Patterson & Sheridan. 

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Shumaker & Sieffert Welcomes Patent Attorney Mark Wolfe

Shumaker & Sieffert is pleased to announce that Mark Wolfe has joined the firm.  Mark brings to the firm substantial experience in patent procurement, patent infringement litigation, and patent strategy, and has particular expertise in computer hardware and software.  Prior to joining Shumaker & Sieffert, Mark founded Northbrook Digital LLC, an Internet software company, and led Northbrook's product development and patent strategy until Northbrook was acquired by one of Silicon Valley's most prominent companies.  Prior to Northbrook, Mark practiced law at Dorsey & Whitney in Min

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