ICYMI: Shark Tank is coming to Lincoln!


Join us in Lincoln April 5th and 6th as entrepreneurs from across the Midwest come together to network, celebrate innovation, and pitch their business...

South Dakota Office Hours on February 20


Matt Poulsen, Co-Owner at Suiter Swantz IP and Patent Attorney, will hold office hours at our Brookings, SD satellite office next Wednesday, February...

Cybersquatting on the Rise


As of 2018, 339.8 million domain names have been registered worldwide.[1] Of those 339.8 million domain names, 3,452 were involved in UDRP (Uniform...

USPTO Releases 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance


Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released revised guidance on patent subject matter eligibility (35 U.S.C. § 101). ...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...