Los Angeles





Santa Clara University (J.D. 2008)

Stanford University (M.S. Mechanical Engineering 1999)

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (B.E. Mechanical Engineering 1998)



Kent Shum is an associate at Russ August & Kabat, where he specializes in intellectual property and litigation. His patent-litigation experience includes technologies in the computer, consumer-electronics, software, telecommunications, medical-device, defense, and automotive industries. He is also a registered patent attorney, and represents clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in post-grant proceedings.

Mr. Shum was previously an attorney at Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP. He clerked for Judge Otis D. Wright, II of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Shum was a principal hardware engineer at Hewlett Packard Co., leading technical teams in the design, analysis, and manufacturing of enterprise-class server, storage, and network systems. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of California, and is a co-inventor on two patents in the field of computer hardware.