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

Patent attorneys and agents
Registered Patent Attorneys/Agents

Patent and Trademark Resource Center
Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles

Orbach Science Library, University of California, Riverside, Riverside

California State Library, Sacramento

San Diego Public Library, San Diego

San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco

Sunnyvale Public Library, Sunnyvale

San Jose Public Library, San Jose

USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office
26S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408-918-9900

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

California Western School of Law
IP Practice Area: Trademarks

Thomas Jefferson School of Law
IP Practice Area: Patents and Trademarks

University of San Francisco
IP Practice Area: Trademarks

Inventor Organizations

Inventors Alliance

Inventors Forum

San Diego Inventors Forum

Attorneys General
1300 I St. Ste. 1740
Sacramento CA 95814