Patent Caselist

Updated as of Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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 Laura Levin-Dando, VLA’s Pro Bono Coordinator, at probono@vlany.org. Please indicate the case number in the email subject line.

 

15868 – New Case
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.

15814 – New Case
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a contact-cleaning device, and to file a patent application if advisable.

15781 – On Review
Client, an inventor and musician, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a specialty backpack he has designed for musicians and, if advisable, to file a patent application.

15774 – On Review
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.

15760
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of an improved bedsheet, and to apply for a non- provisional patent for the device if advisable.

15726 – On Review
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a labeling device, and to file a non-provisional patent application if appropriate.

15541 – On Review
Client developed an automobile safety system that increases the ground clearance of a car. Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of the invention and applying for a patent, if applicable.

15363 – On Review
Client, a multidisciplinary artist and designer, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of his mechanical invention that improves the safety of a vehicle and to file a patent application if appropriate.

14788
Client, an inventor, seeks assistance assessing the patentability of a rodent-resistant lawn accessory and filing a non- provisional patent application.

14747 – On Review
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to file a utility patent for a unique t-shirt.

14580 – On Review
Client seeks assistance filing for a patent for a luxury apparel accessory item.