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...


Love Is Patent, Love Is Kind: Our Favorite Patents For Valentine's Day

Whether you celebrate Valentine's Day or avoid it, we can all get some enjoyment from the various pieces of popular intellectual property associated with the holiday. Before you buy yourself a box of...


Honoring The International Day of Women and Girls In Science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is observed each year on February 11th by the United Nations  to encourage the involvement of girls and women in the science fields. The 6th...


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...


Ringing In The New Year With New Year's Eve Inspired Inventions

As we countdown to the new year, there are so many inventions to help us celebrate. From festive accessories to champagne, new years celebrations are filled with patented innovations. Below are three...


'Tis The Season To Celebrate Some Classic Holiday Inventions

It's time to celebrate winter holidays and traditions. From snowy-weather activities to unique decorations, this time of year is always filled with joy and celebration. As we celebrate the holidays,...


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...


World Science Day for Peace and Development

Suiter Swantz IP celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development. Today we observe the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging...


Gearing Up For Halloween With Some Wacky Halloween Inventions

It’s that time of year again when ghosts and ghouls go bump in the night and trick or treaters hunt for candy and costumes. While Intellectual Property may not the first phrase that comes to mind...


First U.S. Patent Issued Today In 1790

On July 31, 1790, Samuel Hopkins was granted the first U.S. patent when he created a better way to make potash, a versatile chemical used in American exports. Potash is an impure form of potassium...


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...


USPTO announces extension of timing deadlines under the CARES Act

On March 31, 2020, the USPTO announced that it would use provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), to extend the time to file certain patent and...