Independence Day Innovation

Independence Day Innovations

We’re all familiar with the typical fanfare that unfolds on the Fourth of July—barbecues, pool parties, and fireworks, and all things grilled and chilled. To kick off the summer celebration, we...


Pride Month

To Celebrate Pride Month, Suiter Swantz IP Is Highlighting LGBTQ+ Inventors

As part of June's Pride Month, we're taking a look at some of the most notable contributions and inventions from the LGBTQ+ community. In celebration of these lives and achievements, here are six...


International Women in Engineering Day

Celebrating International Women In Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day celebrates the outstanding achievements of women engineers around the world. The science of engineering has been responsible for countless developments, many of...


5 Fun In The Sun Patents

Whether you're cooling down with some trademarked treats or barbecuing with a patented grill, this season you're bound to be surrounded by summer-themed intellectual property (IP). Summer is a season...


Thomas Edison's Electric Vote Recorder

On June 1, 1869, Thomas Edison was granted patent for the Electric Vote Recorder, U.S. Patent No. 90,646.  While he is known for inventing the light bulb and the phonograph, Thomas Edison is also the...


St. Patrick’s Day themed Intellectual Property

Happy St. Patrick's Day from all of us at Suiter Swantz IP! March 17th is the day many clothe themselves in green, pinch those who aren't, eat corned beef and cabbage and drink a questionable yet...


Patents Issued on Leap Day

2020 is a leap year, which means we get to enjoy a whole extra day of February, and people born on February 29 finally can celebrate their birthday. Every four years, we add a Leap Day to the calendar...


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....


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...


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...