Patent Caselist

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Available Patent Cases

Some cases may be on review with another attorney. As one case can only be on review with one attorney at a time, cases marked as “On Review” are not currently available. However, these cases may return to the list if not accepted by the reviewing attorney, so please indicate your interest so that your name may be added to the queue in the event the case becomes available.

To request a case, please email Emma Frean, VLA’s Legal Services Coordinator, at probono@vlany.org. Please indicate the case number in the email subject line.

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17153
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to expand the scope of Client’s claims and file a non-provisional patent for a medical device. Client has a deadline of November 14, 2020.

17092 – On Review
Client, an entrepreneur who developed a consumer audio application, seeks the assistance of a volunteer lawyer to respond to a final office action from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

17091
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a geometric shape case for oral appliances, and to apply for a design patent, if appropriate.

17090
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a method for evaluating the performance of a self-propelled vessel, and to apply for a patent if appropriate.

17089
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a box that transforms into a pop-up display easel, and file a non-provisional utility patent application if appropriate. If Client files a patent, he must do so by April 29, 2021.

17015
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to convert a provisional patent for a unique reusable straw, to a nonprovisional patent. Client’s deadline to convert the application is June 27, 2020.

16892
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of an adhesive, strapless, backless bra, and to file a patent application if appropriate.

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