Celebrating President's Day: Who Was The Only President To Hold A Patent?

In honor of President's Day, we're uncovering the only president-held invention and who is considered to be the 'Father of Invention.' Abraham Lincoln is the first, and only, president to gain...


Black Inventors

Celebrating Black Pioneers in Science this Black History Month

American innovation is rich with the contributions and influence of many Black inventors and STEM professionals. Get to know these notable Black inventors, pioneers and their technological and social...


The Super Bowl: Brought to You by Intellectual Property!

As the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get ready for Super Bowl Sunday, intellectual property protections and innovations are helping to make the event exciting and successful. From...


Recognizing Wright Brothers Day and Aviation History

On Wright Brothers Day, Suiter Swantz IP commends Orville and Wilbur Wright's innovation and passion for aviation. On December 17, 1903, two brothers from Dayton, Ohio changed the course of history...


History of the Guitar: Electric to Acoustic, Van Halen to Fender

Music is a vital part of our cultural expression, and perhaps no musical instrument has shaped the development of music as much as the guitar. From acoustic to electric, the guitar has gone through...


Granville Woods' Railway Telegraphy Patent No. 373,383

As a trailblazing inventor, Granville Woods set out to develop the railroad telegraph. This device transmitted messages through static electricity between moving trains. His invention made it possible...


Ways To Celebrate and Observe National STEM Day

Today we celebrate National STEM Day, a national holiday reserved to encourage kids and individuals of all ages to identify their passions in the world of science, technology, engineering, and math. ...


Classic Football Patents To Celebrate The Season

The long awaited football season is upon us. Whether you're watching your team from your couch or playing your own game, Suiter Swantz IP wants to kick-off the football season by showcasing some of...


Celebrating Halloween With Candy, Costumes and Creepy Traditions

Parents and kids are scrambling to put the final touches on costumes and Jack-o'-lanterns, not to mention stocking up on candy for tonight's trick or treaters. However, over the years, the celebration...


Celebrating International Coffee Day and The Intellectual Property Behind It

Every year on International Coffee Day, millions of coffee lovers from around the world get a chance to celebrate their love and the history behind their favorite cup of joe With the average coffee...


The United States Patent and Trademark Office Fire of 1877

On this day in 1877, the United States Patent and Trademark Office caught fire. While the building was repaired, the fire remains an important part of USPTO history. The fire at the USPTO office on...


Falling Into Fall-Themed Patents

For many, the start of fall means decorating homes with bright pumpkins, watching leaves turn colors, and preparing for the cooler weather ahead. It's a season filled with changing leaves and...