Triumph of Ag Expo March 4th & 5th at CHI Health Center

Find us at the 54th Annual Triumph of Agriculture Expo Wednesday, March 4th and Thursday, March 5th! The annual Triumph of Ag Expo is regarded as one of the largest indoor farm machinery shows in the...


Valentine's Day Intellectual Property

Happy Valentine's Day from Suiter Swantz IP!

Whether you're celebrating the holiday with a loved one, yourself, or a friend, we can all get some enjoyment from the various pieces of popular intellectual property associated with Valentine's Day....


Nebraska College of Law

Matt Poulsen Teaching Patent Practice Course at Nebraska College of Law

Suiter Swantz IP Co-Owner & Patent Attorney Matt Poulsen is teaching the University of Nebraska College of Law's "Patent Practice and Innovation Management" course once again this spring. Matt...


U.S. Patent Calendar 2020

Suiter Swantz IP 2020 U.S. Patent Calendar

Every holiday season, we enjoy creating a U.S. Patent Calendar that we send to our clients and friends of the firm. This year, we’ve also put together an online version that links our Patent of the...


5 Inventions to Celebrate the Holidays

https://suiter.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Holiday-video-1.mp4 It's the most wonderful time of the year! To celebrate Christmas approaching, take a look at a few pieces of holiday-themed...


USPTO Releases Update to 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

On October 17, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released an update to the 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance. The update comes as a response to public...


The Patent Behind the LEGO "Toy Building Brick"

On October 24, 1961, Godtfred Kirk Christiansen was granted the patent for the LEGO TOY BUILDING BRICK, U.S. Patent No. 3,005,282. Sixty years ago, Godtfred Christiansen filed a patent application for...


5 Spooky Patents to Celebrate Halloween

Whether you're snacking on candy that has a registered trademark, reading a scary book that has been copyrighted, or carving pumpkins with a patented tool, this month you are very likely to come in...


Prosthetic

The Patent Behind the Iconic Flex-Foot Prosthetic

On October 22, 1985, medical engineer Van Phillips was granted U.S. Patent No. 4547913, for the "composite prosthetic foot and leg," under the newly founded Flex-Foot, Inc. In 1976, when Phillips was...


The Patent Behind Insulin

On October 9, 1923, Frederick Banting, Charles Best, and James Collip were granted the patent for “Extract Obtainable from the Mammalian Pancreas or from the Related Glands in Fishes, Useful in the...


National Coffee Day

Celebrating National Coffee Day and the Role of Intellectual Property in the Coffee Industry

Today is National Coffee Day! Over 50 percent of the American population consumes coffee, with the average coffee drinker drinking 3.1 cups of coffee, driving an $18 billion coffee market. While the...


Rake in the Fall Leaves with These Patents

It's officially the first day of fall! For many, this means decorating their home with bright pumpkins and gourds, bringing out their sweaters to prepare for the cooler weather, and enjoying the...