Organizations and resources for the independent inventor community
Inventors Eye maintains a list of local, national, and international organizations that provide forums and resources for inventors and small business owners. Many groups keep up-to-date schedules of meetings and events in their local areas. Visit the list below and find one close to you!
The USPTO gives you useful information and non-legal advice in the areas of patents and trademarks. The patent and trademark statutes and regulations should be consulted before attempting to apply for a patent or register a trademark. These laws and the application process can be complicated. If you have intellectual property that could be patented or registered as a trademark, the use of an attorney or agent who is qualified to represent you in the USPTO is advised.