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...

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...

covid-19

Suiter Swantz IP’s COVID-19 Preparedness and Office Updates


Monday, March 16, 2020. 16:00 CT. Our thoughts are with all of those impacted by the spread of COVID-19. Our top priority is the well-being of our...

Allyssa Hynes

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Marketing Coordinator Allyssa Hynes


Allyssa Hynes joins Suiter Swantz IP as our Marketing Coordinator. Allyssa holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of...

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....

Triumph of Ag Expo March 4th & 5th at CHI Health Center


Find us at the 54th Annual Triumph of Agriculture Expo Wednesday, March 4th and Thursday, March 5th! The annual Triumph of Ag Expo is regarded as one...

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...

Nebraska College of Law

Matt Poulsen Teaching Patent Practice Course at Nebraska College of Law


Suiter Swantz IP Co-Owner & Patent Attorney Matt Poulsen is teaching the University of Nebraska College of Law's "Patent Practice and Innovation...

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...

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...

USPTO Releases Update to 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance


On October 17, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released an update to the 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility...

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,...

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...

Prosthetic

The Patent Behind the Iconic Flex-Foot Prosthetic


On October 22, 1985, medical engineer Van Phillips was granted U.S. Patent No. 4547913, for the "composite prosthetic foot and leg," under the newly...

The Patent Behind Insulin


On October 9, 1923, Frederick Banting, Charles Best, and James Collip were granted the patent for “Extract Obtainable from the Mammalian Pancreas or...

National Coffee Day

Celebrating National Coffee Day and the Role of Intellectual Property in the Coffee Industry


Today is National Coffee Day! Over 50 percent of the American population consumes coffee, with the average coffee drinker drinking 3.1 cups of coffee,...

Rake in the Fall Leaves with These Patents


It's officially the first day of fall! For many, this means decorating their home with bright pumpkins and gourds, bringing out their sweaters to...

Velcro

A Brief Patent History of Velcro®


On September 13, 1955, George de Mestral was granted the patent for VELVET TYPE FABRIC AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SAME (Velcro®), U.S. Patent No....

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Sean Suiter Teaching Patent Law Course at Creighton University


Suiter Swantz IP Owner & Patent Attorney Sean Suiter is teaching a Patent Law Course at Creighton University once again this fall. The course...

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Kick Off the Football Season with These 5 Historic Patents


It’s that time of year again! The long-awaited football season is upon us. Teams are getting ready to storm the field, while fans are making plans...