Transforming Innovation into Assets

Transforming Innovation into Assets

SUITER SWANTZ IP is an Intellectual Property Law Firm providing superior patent, trademark, and copyright services. For over two decades, our patent attorneys have represented a diverse range of clients from startups and individual inventors to multi-billion dollar corporations. Suiter Swantz IP is based in Omaha, Nebraska and represents clients from all over the United States including all of Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.


Suiter Swantz IP has a proven track record of efficiently transforming our clients’ inventions and innovation into assets that they can use.

As the most experienced intellectual property firm in the region, Suiter Swantz IP has obtained over 3,000 patents and approximately 700 trademarks on behalf of our clients.  In 2015, Suiter Swantz IP received more patents for our clients than any other patent law firm in Nebraska, Iowa or South Dakota.

In protecting our clients’ inventions and innovation, every patent lawyer at Suiter Swantz IP focuses on maximizing the value of our clients’ intellectual property, while minimizing associated costs.


Patents are used to protect your innovation and encompass a variety of technologies such as mechanical and electrical devices, processes, software, compositions of matter, altered genetic sequences, product designs, and plants.


Trademarks are used to identify your goods and services and are critical in securing your brand identity and are used to protect subject matter such as your company name, logo, slogan, and trade dress.


Copyrights are used to protect various creative intellectual works and are used to protect non-functional creations such as writings, artwork, records, the artistic design of a user interface, and software code.

Meet the Team

Sean Patrick Suiter
Sean Patrick Suiter Owner and Patent Attorney
Chad W. Swantz Owner and Patent Attorney
Scot Ringenberg
Scot M. Ringenberg Owner and Patent Attorney
Matt Poulsen
Matt A. Poulsen Owner and Patent Attorney
Troy P. Anderson Patent Agent
Dallin B. Call
Dallin B. Call patent attorney
Leon G. Castro Patent Agent
Nick Grennan
Nicholas Grennan patent attorney
Jon S. Horneber Patent Attorney
Andy Kruse
Andy Kruse patent attorney
Miao Liu
Miao Liu patent agent
Eric M. Newhouse
Eric M. Newhouse patent attorney
Shane R. Thielen
Shane R. Thielen patent attorney
Kazuya Toyama Patent Agent
Melanie McCain
Melanie Baker McCain Accounting Manager
Emily Benke
Emily I. Benke Marketing Coordinator & Intellectual Property Assistant
Jennifer L. Bruce Intellectual Property Assistant
Terri L. Peetz
Terri L. Peetz Paralegal, ACP
Patrice B. Sokolowski
Patrice B. Sokolowski Executive Assistant
Stephanie Swanson
Stephanie Swanson Paralegal
Kelly Tanzer
Kelly R. Tanzer Paralegal, CP