12 Days of Christmas IP

From wacky patents to famous trademarks, it's no surprise that the holidays bring out some of the most interesting pieces of intellectual property. To celebrate Christmas approaching, we've put...


Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Marketing Coordinator Melanie Lucks

Melanie Lucks joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as the Marketing Coordinator. Melanie received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2016. She majored in...


Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Intellectual Property Assistant Johnna Castle

Johnna Castle joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as an Intellectual Property Assistant. Johnna attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha for Business Administration and brings over 10 years of...


Research Park at SDSU Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation

Photo courtesy of Research Park at South Dakota State University Join us in congratulating Research Park at South Dakota State University (SDSU) on a decade of innovation. This evening, community...


NMotion Demo Day, December 6 | Lincoln Startup Week Recap

Photo courtesy of Silicon Prairie News Six innovative startups will give their final business pitches tomorrow evening at NMotion Demo Day. NMotion is the product of a collaboration between the...


Spooky IP

Spooky IP

As Halloween approaches, enjoy some Spooky IP!  Every year billions of dollars are spent on Halloween in the United States, but few people appreciate the role intellectual property plays in the...


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Patent Trial and Appeal Board Chief Judge David Ruschke Has Accepted a New Position

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board Chief Judge David Ruschke Has Accepted a New Position Andrei Iancu[1], Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), appointed the former Chief...


Patent History: Insulin

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


Honey Badger

Honey Badger Creator Does Care...About His Trademarks

“Ew! What’s that in its mouth? Oh, it’s got a cobra? Oh, it runs backwards? Now watch this. Look, a snake’s up in the tree. Honey Badger don’t care. It just takes what it wants.” You may...


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Supreme Court to Hear Circuit Split on Registration Requirement for Instituting Copyright Lawsuit

While copyright lawsuits are common, some feel the steps needed to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit could use a little more clarification. The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to...


Innovation Expo, October 11

Attorney Matt Poulsen will attend the Sioux Falls Innovation Expo on October 11th. This conference will focus on connecting entrepreneurs, innovators, and the many others involved in developing...


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Office Hours October 10 at the Brookings, SD Office

Suiter Swantz IP will hold office hours at our Brookings, SD satellite office located in the South Dakota State University Research Park on October 10th. Feel free to send Matt Poulsen an email...