Suiter Swantz IP is thrilled to announce the addition of three new attorneys to their legal team.

Patent attorneys Troy Anderson and Elizabeth Foley and attorney Ben Smith were officially sworn in on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 allowing them to practice in the state of Nebraska.

Troy Anderson is a May 2020 graduate from the University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Law. Additionally, he holds a Ph.D and M.S. in Optics from the College of Optics at the University of Central Florida. Troy has been awarded for his legal writing abilities by receiving the Silver Quill Award from the Nebraska State Bar Association and the McGrath North Excellence in Legal Writing Award.

Troy Anderson and wife Leslie.

Elizabeth Foley graduated from Creighton University School of Law in May 2020. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Creighton University and worked as a law clerk at Suiter Swantz IP for the past two years. She brings an impressive background of achievements and involvements to the law team, including being a contributing writer on the Creighton International and Comparative Law Journal.

Elizabeth Foley (left) will be practicing patent law at Suiter Swantz IP.

Ben Smith is a May 2020 graduate from the University of Nebraska College of Law. He holds his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nebraska Lincoln and has held a clerkship at Suiter Swantz IP for the past two years. Ben recently got married and is now preparing to take the patent bar exam.

Ben Smith showing his official law documents.

Suiter Swantz IP is excited to have these three attorneys join the team. Everyone is looking forward to their legal contributions, insight and perspective they will provide to our staff and clients.

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