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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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Federal Circuit Ruling in Zeroclick, LLC v. Apple Inc.


The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issued a decision in a patent infringement suit against Apple (Zeroclick, LLC v....

Patent History: Dish Washing Machine


On December 28, 1886, Josephine G. Cochrane was granted the patent for “Dish Washing Machine”, U.S. Patent No. 355,139. Josephine G. Cochrane was...

Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court to Hear On-Sale Bar Case


The Supreme Court of the United States granted a petition for writ of certiorari in Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. This will...

Mimeograph

Patent History: Method of Preparing Autographic Stencils for Printing (Mimeography)


On this day in 1876, Thomas Edison received a patent for the Mimeograph, entitled “Method of Preparing Autographic Stencils for Printing,” U.S...

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Trademarks


Sturgis, South Dakota is home to the world’s largest motorcycle rally. Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally started in 1938 with only nine participants and it...

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Patents, The Hatch-Waxman Act, and Pharmaceutical Companies


The Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act, known as the Hatch-Waxman Act, was enacted to balance incentives for both pharmaceutical...

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Three Suiter Swantz IP Attorneys Selected as “Rising Stars” for 2018


Suiter Swantz IP would like to congratulate Matt Poulsen, Nicholas Grennan, and Faisal Abou-Nasr on being selected as “Rising Stars” by Super...

Laura J. Blair

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Intellectual Property Paralegal Laura Blair


Laura Blair joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as an intellectual property paralegal for the Firm.  She has over 37 years of experience in intellectual...

Cassandra R. Dorner

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Marketing Intern Cassandra Dorner


Cassandra Dorner joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as a Marketing Intern for the Firm. Casandra is currently a student at Creighton University and will...

Ben J. Smith

Suiter Swantz IP Welcomes Summer Associate Ben Smith


Ben Smith joined Suiter Swantz IP in 2018 as a Summer Associate for the Firm. Ben received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the...