Patent Cases Available for Placement

August 19, 2019

Interested in taking on a pro bono case with Georgia PATENTS? Please contact us at:
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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 Georgia Patents during calendar year 2019.  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!

ELECTRIC / COMPUTER

A2373-1-P: LOCATABLE SPORTING GOODS DEVICE

Inventor, an avid sports fan, has spent his career implementing electronic technology and technological design to help businesses perform better has invented an improvement in tracking and locating sporting goods. The invention can be used across locator solutions and sports and is easier to use and less expensive than existing devices. Inventor is seeking to obtain a provisional patent.

A3529-1-P: IMPROVEMENT TO TRANSCRIBING SOFTWARE

Inventor, a Georgia State University finance undergrad, has invented an improvement to audio/video transcribing software technologies. Invention improves upon similar software because it makes information easier to access information about the audio/video content in real-time.

MECHANICAL

A3520-4-P: AERODYNAMIC WATER BOTTLE FOR BICYCLES

Inventor, a serial inventor and volunteer at a children’s cycling organization, has invented an aerodynamic water bottle for bicycles. Inventor noticed that the traditional water bottle difficult to reach for casual cyclists and other known solutions were cumbersome and blocked airflow. Invention improves upon similar products because it is more comfortable and safer for the rider to access the bottle, more aerodynamic, and designed for a more futuristic look. Inventor would initially want to start with a utility application, but may continue with a divisional design application.

A3581-1-P: PIZZA SLICING DEVICE

Inventor, a working mother and grandmother, has developed a pizza slicing device. The invention improves the pizza slicing experience by streamlining the process into a single swift action, thus reducing the time and inconvenience in serving a piping hot pizza prone to sliding around on a cutting board. It also takes safety into consideration by implementing features that reduce the chance of burning or cutting one's self.

A3449-1-P: WEAVE AND HAIR EXTENSION STAND

Inventor, a YouTube sensation who styles children's hair, has invented a device for holding hair extensions/weaves and a process of using the device.  The invention solves a common problem in the industry by making it easier and faster for a stylist to place the hair extensions/weaves in a client's hair.  The invention is more durable, compact, and mobile than similar devices.

A3503-1-P: YARD MULTI-TOOL

Inventor, an experienced landscaper, has developed a modular yard tool. The invention reduces the burden on workers' bodies due to the angle of the tool. As well. the tool eliminates the need to switch between tools that may be out of reach and performs multiple functions for typical yard-related tasks with greater ease and efficiency.

OTHER

A2097-1-P: CLOTHING ATTACHMENT FOR A WOMAN’S DAILY USAGE

Inventor, a mother of two, has invented an attachment to women's clothing for carrying contents that would typically reside in a purse. Inventor noticed that her purse was vulnerable to security threats when her purse was stolen from under her pew at church. The invention improves upon similar products as it is attachable and detachable, has greater capacity, is multi-functional and water resistant, while simultaneously providing greater security for a woman's belongings.

A3448-2-P: IMPROVEMENT TO UTILITY GLOVES

Inventor, a single father of three young children, was tired of constantly having to take off his work gloves while doing jobs around the house. He has invented a glove which holds tools and improves free hand motion for the wearer while providing an apparatus to hold one or more tools.

A3544-1-P: PHONE CASE        

Inventor, a screenwriter, has invented a multi-sectional phone case with hyper-realistic details. Inventor seeks to resolve issues in handling modern phones while allowing its users to express themselves through its unique design. Invention improves upon similar inventions as it provides better grip than traditional cases. Inventor may require a utility and/or design patent for this invention.

A3627-1-P: IMPROVEMENT TO FOOD STORAGE COOLER

Inventor, a Georgia native, has developed an improvement to the cooler. After many years of outdoor eating and enjoying the state's beautiful parks he witnessed a problem with how coolers traditionally work. The improvement helps picnic goers keep their food dry and drinks cool for long periods even when the ice eventually melts.