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Supreme Court to Hear On-Sale Bar Case


The Supreme Court of the United States granted a petition for writ of certiorari in Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. This will...

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Patent History: Method of Preparing Autographic Stencils for Printing (Mimeography)


On this day in 1876, Thomas Edison received a patent for the Mimeograph, entitled “Method of Preparing Autographic Stencils for Printing,” U.S...

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Trademarks


Sturgis, South Dakota is home to the world’s largest motorcycle rally. Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally started in 1938 with only nine participants and it...

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Patents, The Hatch-Waxman Act, and Pharmaceutical Companies


The Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act, known as the Hatch-Waxman Act, was enacted to balance incentives for both pharmaceutical...

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Three Suiter Swantz IP Attorneys Selected as “Rising Stars” for 2018


Suiter Swantz IP would like to congratulate Matt Poulsen, Nicholas Grennan, and Faisal Abou-Nasr on being selected as “Rising Stars” by Super...

Laura J. Blair

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Intellectual Property Paralegal Laura Blair


Laura Blair joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as an intellectual property paralegal for the Firm.  She has over 37 years of experience in intellectual...

Cassandra R. Dorner

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Marketing Intern Cassandra Dorner


Cassandra Dorner joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as a Marketing Intern for the Firm. Casandra is currently a student at Creighton University and will...

Ben J. Smith

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Summer Associate Ben Smith


Ben Smith joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as a Summer Associate for the Firm. Ben received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the...

Elizabeth A. Foley

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Summer Associate Elizabeth Foley


Elizabeth Foley joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as a Summer Associate for the Firm. Elizabeth received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a...

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New Technology Tells Uber if You’re Drunk


Uber has changed the way people get to and from places, especially those that may have had one cocktail too many. In March of 2018, it was reported...

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South Dakota Innovation


Although many associate outdoor wonders such as Mount Rushmore, the Blackhills, and the Badlands with South Dakota, the state also has a rich history...

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Play-Doh is Granted Trademark on Signature Scent


There are not too many people in the world that don’t have some sort of memory of playing with PLAY-DOH® when they were a child. Tearing the lid...

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Big Omaha 2018


Suiter Swantz IP is proud to be a sponsor of this year's Big Omaha. Big Omaha is an annual conference that brings together entrepreneurs, founds,...

Coherent Ladar Using Intra-Pixel Quadrature Detection Patent

The 10 Millionth Patent Issued


The 10 millionth patent has issued! In addition to this milestone, this patent will also be the first issued patent with the newly released patent...

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The CAFC Finds the Term “Substantially Filled” is Not Indefinite in Tinnus v. Telebrands


On May 30, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) entered a decision in Tinnus Enterprises v. Telebrands Corporation...

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Patent History: REPOSITIONAL PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET MATERIAL (Post-it Notes)


On March 16, 1993, Arthur Fry was granted the patent for REPOSITIONAL PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET MATERIAL, U.S. Patent No. 5,194,299. Dr....

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Nike Sues Puma for Patent Infringement


Nike, the Oregon based sportswear company, is the largest sportswear manufacturer in the world. Nike was founded on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribbon...

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Patent History: Electronic Keyboard Musical Instrument


On July 26, 1994, Prince R. Nelson was granted the design patent for PORTABLE, ELECTRONIC KEYBOARD MUSICAL INSTRUMENT, U.S. Patent No. D349, 127...

Matt Poulsen

Matt Poulsen on Panel for Research Patent and Trademark Information: Essential Information You Need to Protect Your IP


Matt Poulsen of Suiter Swantz IP will be part of a panel for the program: Research Patent and Trademark Information: Essential Information You Need to...

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Issuance of the 10 Millionth Patent Nears


It has been over 225 years since the first patent was issued. Samuel Hopkins was granted the first patent in the United States on July 31, 1790, for...