Judicial constructions of “public use” prior to the America Invents Act (AIA) likely apply to “public use”


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...

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes New Summer Associates


Suiter Swantz IP welcomes summer associates Christina D. Ralston, Thomas J. Simonson, and Lucas R. Zoller.   Christie Ralston is a summer...

Fun in the Sun – Summer Patents!


What do you think of when you think of summer?  We've found a few summer inventions that are staples in most people's summertime experiences!  ...

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes New Staff


Dennis Thomte, Jan Sedivy and Stacy Jolley join Suiter Swantz IP after Thomte Patent Law Office, L.L.C. merger. We are honored and excited to welcome...

National Inventors Month-Hall of Fame Inductees


May is National Inventors Month. This annual celebration was created to promote the positive image of inventors and the real contributions they give...

The Patents Behind Basketball


Big congratulations to the 2022 NCAA men's national champions, Kansas Jayhawks! This March Madness consider how the sport has evolved through...

St. Patrick’s Day IP – Irish Innovators


Ireland is known for many things: its rich culture, hospitality, food, drinks, landscape, and more. But did you know that Ireland was and is the home...

Suiter Swantz IP Top Patent-issuing Firm in Nebraska


Suiter Swantz IP Top Patent-issuing Firm in Nebraska We are proud to announce that Suiter Swantz IP has been ranked as one of the top patent-issuing...

National Inventors’ Day: Inventions that Revolutionized History


Our nation wouldn't be the same without the incredible inventors who have made America what it is today. National Inventors’ Day is a day to...

Grown with Love this Valentine’s Day!


Roses have always been associated with Valentine’s Day, but who knew they were also significant in patent history? Red is the most common rose color...

Intellectual Property And Their Role In Olympic Games


The intellectual property system, and trademarks in particular, play a pivotal role in safeguarding the unique character of the Olympic Games and...

2022 Copyright Supreme Court Case to Watch: Unicolors, Inc. v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz, L.P.


Elizabeth Schultz is a patent attorney with Suiter Swantz IP. Elizabeth received her B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in Business Administration from...

Shane Thielen Teaching Copyrights Course at Creighton University School of Law


Suiter Swantz IP Patent Attorney, Shane Thielen, is teaching Copyrights at Creighton University School of Law during the 2022 spring semester. Shane's...

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...

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...

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Matt Poulsen Teaching Patent Law Course at University of Nebraska College of Law


Suiter Swantz IP Co-Owner and Patent Attorney Matt Poulsen is teaching Patent Practice and Innovation Management at the University of Nebraska College...

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...

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...

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Suiter Swantz Co-Owners Attend NUtech Ventures 2021 Innovator Celebration


The annual event featured this year’s Innovator Awards, which recognize university personnel and companies who are developing and commercializing...

Sean Suiter Teaching Patent Law Course at Creighton University School of Law


Suiter Swantz IP Co-Owner and Patent Attorney, Sean Patrick Suiter, is teaching Patent Law at Creighton University School of Law during the 2021 fall...