Available Pro Bono Patent Cases
Interested in taking on a pro bono case with GLA? Please contact us at: (404) 873-3911 | email@example.com
We are happy to announce that the USPTO is issuing certificates to recognize practitioners who provide at least 50 hours of patent pro bono service to George Patents during calendar year 2017. Each personalized certificate will be signed by Commissioner of Patents Andrew Hirshfeld and William Covey, Director for the Office of Enrollment and Discipline. In addition, the practitioners may also choose to have their names posted on the USPTO Patent Pro Bono website. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity!
A1959-1-P Patent Prosecution: The Weave Glider: Design/Mechanical
Client, an artist/freelancer with a background in fashion and design, invented a hair weave removal tool. The invention is specifically for sew-in hair weaves. It allows hairdressers to easily and safely remove the thread in hair weaves without damaging and cutting the natural hair.
A1892-1-P Patent Prosecution: Automatic Electrical Power Source: Electric
Client, with 30 years experience in the electrical field, invented a portable power source. To resolve issues of running a business without continuous electricity, client developed a portable power source that operates without solar energy, oil, gas, or diesel fuel, and is maintenance and emission-free.The invention can be used by home and vehicle owners, commercial entities facing electrical outages, in rural areas without electrical sources, or for everyday practical use.
A1984-1-P Patent Prosecution: Tilt Metric: Electric/Computer
Client, an MBA student with prior work experience at ESPN and Turner Broadcasting, invented a visual metric based around an algorithm that measures and displays the offensive efficiency of a sports game. The visual representation of the metric allows the viewer, whether at the game, watching on TV, or following on a mobile device, to instantly see and establish the offensive tempo of the game at that exact time as well as the historical game tempo.
A1614-1-P Patent Prosecution: Wireless Bluetooth Robe: Electric/Mechanical
Client, a single mother to a handicapped child and widower of a former military member, invented a heating and cooling robe. The invention involves pairing bluetooth technology with a smartphone to control the temperature of the robe.
A1724-1-P Patent Prosecution: Golden Leaf: Bio/LifeSciences
Client, inspired by her personal experience with feminine hygiene products, invented a method for personal hygiene maintenance. The invention involves a layering concept that gives users a more convenient and private method of maintaining feminine hygiene on-the-go.
A1657-1-P Patent Prosecution: Clothing Item: Mechanical
Client, a North Atlanta law enforcement officer, created a device that helps keep clothing clean. With the help of his wife, client created an invention that is wearable, unisex, and avoids the hassle and expense of dry cleaning.
A1800-1-P Patent Prosecution: Guest Feedback: Other
Client, a stay-at-home mother of 3 and active participant of her local church, invented a guest feedback system. Using her experience as a former corporate employee, client invented a system and method of administering a survey such that distinct population segments can be targeted, and real-time and time-limited feedback can be collected.