Patent Caselist

Updated as of Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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 Dayna Bauman, VLA’s Legal Services Coordinator, at probono@vlany.org. Please indicate the case number in the email subject line.

16102 – On Review
Client, the inventor of a children’s’ toy set intended to foster literacy, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to obtain a design patent.

16089 – On Review
Client, a mechanical engineer, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to apply for a non-provisional patent for a device that measures glucose levels.

15981 – On Review
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a keychain that can also open both capped and corked bottles, and to file a patent application if appropriate.

15958 – On Review
Client, the inventor of a device that assists stroke victims with recovery, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of the device and to file a patent if advisable.

15874 
Client, a software developer, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a program that assesses the quality of residential floorplans, and to file a patent application, if advisable.

15868 – On Review
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a charging station/music hub for electronic devices and to apply for a non-provisional patent for the device if advisable.

15774 
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a mobile software application that alters how messengers can communicate using emoticons, and to file the patent application if advisable.