Patent Caselist

Updated as of Tuesday, September 11, 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.

16253
Client, the inventor of smartchain technology, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to file a patent.

16252 – On Review
Client, the inventor of an expandable bottle, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney in navigating relevant patent application processes.

16250
Client, the inventor of systems and methods for anonymously authenticating users accessing a secure network, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney with the filing of a continuation application and effectively editing claims that were not approved with the initial patent.

16159
Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess whether to file a design or utility patent for a portable rotating stand for tablets and laptops. Client also seeks assistance with filing patent application if appropriate.

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
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.