Posts Tagged: pro bono


The Bill Carpenter Story: The Path to a Granted United States Patent

We started working with California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA), a nonprofit serving as statewide administrator for the California Inventors Assistance Program (CIAP). The firm assisted Bill …
By Dan Ovanezian & Scott Breining
5 months ago 3

USPTO Patent Pro Bono Program Chicago Hub Now Available

If the attorney accepts the inventor, the match is made and the inventor is advised to contact the attorney. The attorney and client sign an engagement letter, …
By Mary Anne Smith
1 year ago 1

Pro Bono Efforts by Fish & Richardson Yield Clemency Grants by President Obama

Fish & Richardson announced that it has obtained clemency for five pro bono clients the firm represented through the firm's participation in The Clemency Project. The Clemency Project …
By Press Releases
1 year ago 0

Upper Midwest Jazzed Up About Expansion of Patent Pro Bono Program

When Section 32 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act became law in fall 2011, the USPTO began working with intellectual property law associations across the country to establish pro …

Patent Pro Bono Program and Micro Entity Status

The Patent Pro Bono Program provides free legal assistance to inventors of modest means who are interested in securing patents to protect their inventions. The Program is …
By Kathleen Lynch
3 years ago 1

Bridging the Innovation Gap: Pro Bono Opportunities for Intellectual Property Attorneys

I ended my three-part article by recommending that members of the IP Bar should strive to volunteer more pro bono hours in order to help bridge the …
By Raymond Millien
5 years ago 1

PTO Expands Pro Bono Patent Assistance to Nation’s Inventors

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the start of two new regional pro bono patent programs in …
By U.S.P.T.O.
6 years ago 5

Kappos on the Hill,Testifies to Senate Judiciary Committee

Earlier today David Kappos, the Director of the USPTO, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the Senate’s first oversight hearing of the America Invents Act. …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 10

Behind the Scenes: A Day in the Life of David Kappos

On July 19, 2010, I was granted back stage pass of sorts, for a behind-the-scenes look at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. I had, initially requested an …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 23

Practising Law Institute Helping Out Attorneys in Down Economy

PLI is offering scholarships for unemployed attorneys and they are also hosting Winning Strategies for Managing Your Career 2010 for the special price of $25. From time to time …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0