Inventions Made by Kids

Kids can be incredibly creative and inventive – and some even see their extensive ideas develop into amazing business opportunities as well. These children turned their frustrations, mistakes and...


Foreign Filing Requirements in Significant Markets

Jeff Bernard Jeffrey Bernard is a patent attorney with Suiter Swantz IP. Jeff graduated with honors from Virginia Tech, receiving his B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Jeff received his Juris...


Best Time of Year for Holiday Patent Cheer!

Season’s Greetings and Holiday Inventions It’s the time of year to celebrate — so let’s celebrate innovation! Many inventors have done their best to make the holidays bright, and here are a...


Thanksgiving...a Time to be Thankful for Innovation

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and soon millions of people across the United States will be gathering with family, friends, and other loved ones to share a meal and make new memories. Check...


Calling an Audible on the NCAA’s Name, Image, and Likeness Policy

Jonah Clark is a technical advisor and law clerk at Suiter Swantz IP. Jonah received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering and minor in Business from Iowa State University. The NCAA has always believed...


PTAB: Constitutionality and the Arthrex Decision

DeLaney Brink is a technical advisor and law clerk at Suiter Swantz IP. DeLaney received a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She currently...


Getting In The Game With Football-Themed Intellectual Property

It's that time of year again! The long-awaited football season is right around the corner. Whether you're cheering on a team or just attend football parties for the snacks, intellectual property...


Back To School: History On Back-to-School Supplies

Backpacks are zipped, lunch is packed and now it’s time for your first patent history lesson of the new school year– a brief history of back-to-school supplies. As you’re gathering school...


The Bayh Dole Act and the Analysis of Patent Rights

Ben Smith is a patent attorney at Suiter Swantz IP. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nebraska Lincoln and his Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of...


The Importance of the Olympic Games' Intellectual Property

From the Olympic rings to the 2020 Tokyo logo - these identifications create the unique character of the Olympic Games. People around the world associate the Olympic brand with excellence, teamwork,...


John Deere’s most successful product in the 1800s: The Sulky-Plow

What brand instantly comes to mind when thinking of U.S. Agriculture? For many, the answer is John Deere. John Deere’s history began in 1837 in Grand Detour, Illinois, when he created a highly...


Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Figures In STEM this Pride Month

As part of June's Pride Month, we're highlighting the contributions that LGBTQIA+ community members have made in the fields of STEM. Sara Josephine Baker was an American physician known for her...