Patent Pro Bono Opportunites

Updated as of Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Open Patent Cases

Some cases may be unavailable, as they are already on review with another attorney. The Case List marks these cases as “On Review.” These cases may return to the list if not placed with the reviewing attorney.

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.

 

 

Fashion

 

15683 – On Review

Client, an inventor, seeks a volunteer attorney to assist in submitting his patent application for a new creation.

14747

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

 

Mixed

 

15541

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

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.

14982 – On Review

Client seeks assistance filing a utility patent for a new hair styling product.

14901

Client seeks a volunteer attorney to assist with securing patent protection for a process that creates a new type of eco-friendly building material.

14884

Client, an inventor, seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to assess the patentability of a process to create building materials and if appropriate, file a patent.

 

14788 – On Review

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

14694

Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to file a utility patent for a specialty coffee grinder.

 

 

 


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