Nicholas R. Grennan

Patent Attorney


Nicholas R. Grennan is a patent attorney with Suiter Swantz IP. Nick received his engineering degree from Cornell University with a major in Operations Research & Information Engineering.

For several years prior to attending law school, Nick served as a project engineer intern for the nation’s largest privately-held mechanical contractor, where he gained an excellent understanding of the construction industry and mechanical systems.

Nick graduated with honors from the Creighton University School of Law.

Prior to joining Suiter Swantz, Nick practiced complex commercial litigation.

Nick’s clients operate in a broad spectrum of technological areas, including semiconductors, integrated circuits, telecommunications, data processing devices, data storage devices, user-interface systems, networking, software, e-commerce, electro-mechanical devices, aerospace and aviation, medical devices, nutritional products, and the mechanical arts.

Nick was recently selected to Super Lawyers’ 2016 Great Plains Rising Stars list and was previously selected to Super Lawyers’ 2013, 2014, and 2015 Great Plains Rising Stars lists.

Nick is admitted to practice as a patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In addition, he is admitted to practice in all Nebraska state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Nick is a member of the Omaha Bar Association and the Nebraska State Bar Association.

In addition to patent related matters, Nick routinely represents his clients with respect to various intellectual property matters related to trademarks, trade secrets, licensing, infringement analysis, and ownership of intellectual property rights.

Nick frequently enforces his clients’ intellectual property rights throughout the United States and defends his clients from intellectual property claims asserted by third parties. When necessary, Nick represents clients in lawsuits in various United States District Courts.