Pro-Bono services are designed to assist financially under-resourced independent inventors and small businesses. Pro-bono assistance is available, to be considered and apply go to http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/seeking-legal-help/illinois-patent-pro-bono.
Patent attorneys and agents
Registered Patent Attorneys/Agents
Patent and Trademark Resource Center
Chicago Public Library, Chicago
Universities with Intellectual Property Law Clinics - Law School Clinic Certification program allows law students enrolled in a participating law school's clinic program to practice Intellectual Property Law before the USPTO under the strict guidance of a Law School Faculty Clinic Supervisor. The program currently consists of students practicing in both patent and trademark law before the USPTO.
DePaul University College of Law
IP Practice Area: Patents and Trademarks
Illinois Innovators and Inventors
P.O. Box 58
Edwardsville IL 62025
Chicago Inventors Organization
Innovation Viability Network
James R. Thompson Ctr.
100 W. Randolph St.
Chicago IL 60601