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Jumi Kassim

Associate – Patent Attorney

Jumi Kassim’s practice focuses on patent prosecution in the areas of medical devices and software. She is a software engineer with experience in developing software systems and applications. Jumi worked for 11 years as a software and systems engineer for Boston Scientific Corporation, developing customized software systems, applications and firmware, as well as evaluating test methodologies. As a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Jumi handled security risk assessment and management for remotely accessible medical devices, and developed security and privacy policies in a heavily regulated environment.

Representative Technology Experience

  • Medical devices
  • Graphical user interfaces (GUI, UX)
  • IOT
  • SAAS
  • Mobile, web and native applications
  • Data privacy
  • Server infrastructure and database administration
  • Software registration systems
  • Network security
  • Business methods
  • Big data management and visualization
  • Embedded systems simulation
  • Secure RF telemetry
  • Garment manufacturing
  • Internet-based auction systems
  • Manufacturing automation


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2014
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Cybaris: An Intellectual Property Law Review
  • McMaster University
    • B.Eng., Software Engineering and Management – 2002
    • Honors: summa cum laude


  • “Realities and Rewards: A Startup’s Guide to the Patent Process,” Twin Cities Startup Week, University Enterprise Laboratories, October 14, 2019
  • “Why Your IP is Your Most Valuable Asset,” University Enterprise Laboratories, St. Paul, MN, October 11, 2018


  • Is “Buying” Digital Content Just “Renting” for Life? Contemplating a Digital First-Sale Doctrine, William Mitchell Law Review, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2014
  • Realities and Rewards: A Startup’s Guide to the Patent Process, ebook, co-author

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA)
  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice, Emerging Leaders Committee, Present

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Current Employment Position

  • Associate – Patent Attorney

Past Positions

  • Boston Scientific Corporation, Software and Systems Engineer