Apollo 11 Lunar Mission Anniversary

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission

July 20, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. The lunar...


Coons and Stivers Reintroduce STRONGER Patents Act of 2019

Yesterday, July 10, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) reintroduced the STRONGER Patents Act of 2019. Coons and Stivers were joined by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL),...


Independence Day Innovations

To celebrate America turning another year older, we are highlighting a few American innovations that make celebrating Independence Day so enjoyable. The Fourth of July marks the anniversary of the...


NCAA 2019 Men's College World Series

5 Baseball Patents You Won't Find at the Men's College World Series

As the NCAA Men’s College World Series comes to an end, fans from around the country are gathering in Omaha, Nebraska to root for their favorite team. In honor of the “Greatest Show on Dirt,” we...


Morse Code Patent

The Patent that Led to the Creation of Morse Code

On June 20, 1840, Samuel F. B. Morse was granted U.S. Patent No. 1,647A, "IMPROVEMENT IN THE MODE OF COMMUNICATING INFORMATION BY SIGNALS BY THE APPLICATION OF ELECTROMAGNETISM." This invention later...


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Intellectual Property and the 4th of July

Independence Day, or Fourth of July, has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but has been observed since 1777, the first anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of...


Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Summer Content Marketing Intern Allyssa Hynes

Allyssa Hynes has joined Suiter Swantz IP as our Content Marketing Intern for the summer.  Allyssa is currently a student at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and will graduate in 2020 with a...


Robert Patch, youngest person to receive a United States patent. “Toy Truck” (U.S. Patent No. 3,091,888)

The Youngest Person to Receive a U.S. Patent

On June 4, 1963, Robert W. Patch became the youngest person to receive a U.S. patent. Patch’s “Toy Truck” (U.S. Patent No. 3,091,888) allowed for a toy truck to be taken apart and reassembled in...


Can you find this IP at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge?

Since the release of the first film in the Star Wars saga in 1977, Lucasfilm has been attached to over 188 registered patents, 51 published patent applications, 1,138 registered trademarks...


Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Accounting Manager Lori Noack

Lori Noack joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2019 as our Accounting Manager. Lori holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and is a member of the American Institute...


World IP Day 2019: IP and Sports

Today, April 26th, 2019 marks the 19th annual World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. Each year, IP offices, inventors, enterprises, and students are encouraged to celebrate the important role...


Join our team: Suiter Swantz IP is currently seeking a Content Marketing Intern

We are currently looking for a Content Marketing Intern to join our team for the summer! Do you know someone who loves writing and has an interest in intellectual property? Do they have experience...