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...

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...

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...

David Ruschke

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...

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...

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...

Supreme Court of the United States

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...

Innovation Expo, October 11


Attorney Matt Poulsen will attend the Sioux Falls Innovation Expo on October 11th. This conference will focus on connecting entrepreneurs,...

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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...

Faisal K. Abou-Nasr

Creighton University Intellectual Property Panel


Members of the Creighton University Intellectual Property Law Society will host an IP attorney panel on September 26. Suiter Swantz IP attorney,...

Midwest Drug Development Conference

MidWest Drug Development Conference Oct. 1-2


Suiter Swantz IP is proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 MidWest Drug Development Conference. This event will provide industry experts the opportunity to...

Copyright Dispute over Marilyn Monroe’s “Last Sitting” Goes to Trial


Marilyn Monroe was one of the most iconic figures in the 1950s. She was a model, actress, singer, and has been photographed by famous photographers...

Opioids

OxyContin Manufacturer Granted Patent for Addiction Treatment


Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the addictive opioid OxyContin®, was recently granted a patent for a treatment option to those who are addicted to...

United States Constitution Preamble

Happy Constitution Day and Citizenship Day!


Constitution Day, September 17th. This day commemorates the signing of one of the most important and influential documents in American history, the...

NCAA Football

NCAA Football, the College Football Playoff, and…Patents?


The debate had been played out by hundreds of people, across thousands of bars and homes, a million times over: should the college football...

Engine Starting Device Patent

Patent History: Engine Starting Device


On August 17, 1915, Charles Kettering was granted the patent for “Engine Starting Device”, U.S Patent No. 1,150,523.  Charles F. Kettering was...

Crash Test Dummy Patent

Patent History: Anthropomorphic Dummy for Use in Vehicle Crash Testing


On April 4, 1981, Samuel W. Alderson was granted the patent for “Anthropomorphic Dummy for Use in Vehicle Crash Testing” U.S Patent No. 4,261,113....

NSBA’s 2018 Business Law Seminar


Suiter Swantz IP Attorney Scot Ringenberg is proud to be a part of 2018 Business Law Seminar where he will discuss intellectual property...

Nebraska Cornhusker Football

Kickoff the Football Season with Football Patents


It’s that time of year again! The long-awaited football season is upon us. Teams get ready to storm the field, while fans get ready to storm the...

Beer and Beer Taps

A Brief History of Beer and Patents


The brewing of beer has been recorded for over 7,000 years. Originally a by-product of an agrarian culture, the brewing of beer evolved into a...