Organizations for Independent Inventors

Organizations for Independent Inventors

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Alabama

Invent Alabama
866.745.6319

Alabama Inventors Clubs
256.229.5551

Attorneys General 
State House
11 S. Union St. 
Montgomery AL 36130 
ago.state.al.us

Alaska

Alaska Inventors & Entrepreneurs Inventors Institute of Alaska
907.376.5114

Attorneys General 
907.465.3600 
P.O. Box 110300
Diamond Courthouse 
Juneau AK 99811-0300 
www.law.state.ak.us

Arizona

Inventors Association of Arizona, Inc.
azinventors.org

Attorneys General 
602.542.4266 
1275 W. Washington St. 
Phoenix AZ 85007 
azag.gov

Arkansas

Arkansas Inventors' Network
arkansasinvents.org

Attorneys General 
800.482.8982 
200 Tower Bldg. 
323 Center St. 
Little Rock AR 72201-2610

California

Inventors Alliance
inventorsalliance.org

Inventors Forum
inventorsforum.org

San Diego Inventors Forum
sdinventors.org

Attorneys General 
916.445.9555 
1300 I St. Ste. 1740 
Sacramento CA 95814 
ag.ca.gov

Colorado

Rocky Mountain Inventors Association
rminventor.org

Attorneys General 
1525 Sherman Street 
Denver CO 80203 
coloradoattorneygeneral.gov

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Connecticut

Inventors Association of Connecticut
inventus.org

Connecticut Invention Convention
ctinventionconvention.org

Attorneys General 
860.808.5318 
55 Elm St. 
Hartford CT 06141-0120 
ct.gov/ag

Delaware

Delaware Entrepreneurs Forum
302.652.4241

Attorneys General 
302.577.8338 
Carvel State Office Bldg. 
820 N. French St. 
Wilmington DE 19801 
attorneygeneral.delaware.gov

District of Columbia

Inventors Network of the Capital Area
dcinventors.org

Attorneys General 
202.724.1305 
John A. Wilson Building 
1350 PA Ave NW Suite 409 
Washington DC 20009
occ.dc.gov

Florida

Edison Inventors Association, Inc.
edisoninventors.org

Tampa Bay Inventors' Council
tbic.us

Inventors Society of South Florida
inventorssociety.net

Attorneys General 
850.414.3300 
The Capitol PL 01 
Tallahassee FL 32399-1050

Georgia

Inventor Associates of Georgia, Inc.
georgiainventors.com

Attorneys General 
404.656.3300 
40 Capitol Square SW 
Atlanta GA 30334.-1300 
georgia.gov/02/ago/home/0,2705,87670814,00.html

Hawaii

Hawaii International Inventors Association, Inc.
808.523.5555

Attorneys General 
425 Queen St. 
Honolulu HI 96813 
hawaii.gov/ag

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Idaho

East Idaho Inventors Forum
208.346.6763

Attorneys General 
Statehouse 
Boise ID 83720-1000 
www2.state.id.us/ag

lllinois

Illinois Innovators and Inventors
P.O. Box 58
Edwardsville IL 62025
ilinventor.tripod.com

Chicago 1st Black Inventors Entrepreneurs Organization
cfbieo.org

Attorneys General 
312.814.3000 
James R. Thompson Ctr. 
100 W. Randolph St. 
Chicago IL 60601 
illinoisattorneygeneral.gov

Indiana

Indiana Inventors Association
765.674.2845

Inventors Council-Wabash
219.782.2511

Attorneys General
Indiana Government Center South
5th Floor 
402 West Washington Street 
Indianapolis IN 46204 
in.gov/attorneygeneral

Iowa

Iowa Inventors Group 
iowainventorsgroup.org

Drake University Inventor Program
515.271.2655

Attorneys General 
515.281.5164 
Hoover State Office Bldg. 
1305 E. Walnut 
Des Moines IA 50319 
IowaAttorneyGeneral.org

Kansas

Inventors Assoc. of So. Central Kansas
316.681.2358

Mid-America Inventors Association
913.371.7011

Inventor's Club of KC
inventorsclubofkc.org

Attorneys General 
785.296.2215 
120 S.W. 10th Ave. 2nd Fl. 
Topeka KS 66612-1597 
www.ksag.org

Kentucky

Central Kentucky Inventors Council
ckic.org

Attorneys General 
502.696.5300 
700 Capitol Ave. Capitol Building Suite 
118 Frankfort KY 40601 
ag.ky.gov

Louisiana

Attorneys General 
225.326.6000 
P.O. Box 94095 
Baton Rouge LA 70804-4095 
ag.state.la.us

Maine

Attorneys General 
207.626.8800 
State House Station 6 
Augusta ME 04333 
maine.gov/ag

Maryland

Inventors Network of the Capital Area
dcinventors.org

Attorneys General 
410.576.6300 
200 St. Paul Place 
Baltimore MD 21202-2202 
www.oag.state.md.us

Massachusetts

Inventors' Association of New England
inventne.org

Innovators' Resource Network
irnetwork.org

National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance
nciia.org

Attorneys General 
617.727.2200 
1 Ashburton Place 
Boston MA 02108-1698 
mass.gov/ago

Michigan

The Entrepreneur Network
tenonline.org

Inventors Council of Mid Michigan
inventorscouncil.org

InventorEd.org
inventored.org

Inventors Council of Mid.

Michigan

The Flint and Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce
thegrcc.org

Attorneys General 
P.O.Box 30212 
525 W. Ottawa St. 
Lansing MI 48909-0212 
michigan.gov/ag

Minnesota

Inventors' Network
inventornetwork.org

Minnesota Inventors Congress
235 S. Mill St.
P.O. Box 71
Redwood Falls MN 56283
minnesotainventorscongress.org

Attorneys General 
651.296.3353 
State Capitol Ste. 
102 St. Paul MN 55155
www.ag.state.mn.us

Mississippi

Society of Mississippi Inventors Assistance
mssbdc.org

Attorneys General 
601.359.3680 
Department of Justice 
P.O. Box 220 
Jackson MS 37205-0220 
www.ago.state.ms.us

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Missouri

Inventors Association of St. Louis
inventorsconnection.org

Attorneys General 
573.751.3321 
Supreme Ct. Bldg. 
207 W. High St. 
Jefferson City MO 65101 
ago.mo.gov

Montana

Montana Inventors Association
406.586.1541

Blue Sky Inventors
406.259.9110

Attorneys General 
406.444.2026 
Justice Bldg. 
215 N. Sanders 
Helena MT 59620-1401 
doj.mt.gov

Nebraska

Lincoln Inventors Association

Attorneys General 
402.471.2682 
State Capitol 
P.O.Box 98920 
Lincoln NE 68509-8920 
www.ago.state.ne.us

Nevada

Nevada Inventors Association
nevadainventors.org

Attorneys General 
775.684.1100 
Old Supreme Ct. Bldg. 
100 N. Carson St. 
Carson City NV 89701
ag.state.nv.us

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Inventors
603.228.3854

Attorneys General 
603.271.3658 
State House Annex 
33 Capitol St.
Concord NH 03301-6397 
doj.nh.gov

New Jersey

National Society of Inventors
nsinventors.com
609.799.4574

New Jersey Entrepreneurs Forum
njef.org

Attorneys General 
609.292.8740 
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex 
25 Market St. CN 080 
Trenton NJ 08625 
www.state.nj.us/lps

New Mexico

New Mexico Inventors Club
505.266.3541

Attorneys General 
505.827.6000 
P.O. Drawer 1508 
Sante Fe NM 87504-1508 
nmag.gov

New York

Inventors Society of Western New York 
inventny.org

Attorneys General 
518.474.7330 
Dept. of Law, The Capitol 2nd fl. 
Albany NY 12224 
oag.state.ny.us

North Carolina

Inventors' Network of the Carolinas 
inotc.org

Attorneys General 
919.716.6400 
Dept. of Justice P.O.Box 629 
Raleigh NC 27602-0629 
ncdoj.com

North Dakota

Northern Plains Inventors Congress
ndinventors.com
701.281.8822

Attorneys General 
701.328.2210 
State Capitol 
600 E. Boulevard Ave. 
Bismarck ND 58505-0040 
ag.state.nd.us

Ohio

Inventors Connection Greater Cleveland
216.226.9681

Inventor's Council of Cincinnati
inventcinci.org

Attorneys General 
614.466.4320 
State Office Tower 
30 E. Broad St. 
Columbus OH 43266-0410 
ohioattorneygeneral.gov

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Inventors Congress
oklahomainventors.com
405.348.7794

Attorneys General 
405.521.3921 
State Capitol Rm. 112 
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. 
Oklahoma City OK 73105 
oag.state.ok.us

Oregon

Portland Inventors Group
503.288.4558

Micro-Inventors Program of Oregon
mipooregon.org

South Oregon Inventors Council
541.772.3478

Attorneys General 
503.378.4732 
Justice Bldg. 
1162 Court St. NE 
Salem OR 97301 
doj.state.or.us

Pennsylvania

American Society of Inventors
americaninventor.org

Attorneys General 
717.787.3391 
1600 Strawberry Square 
Harrisburg PA 17120 
attorneygeneral.gov

Rhode Island

The Center for Design & Business
401.454.6108

Attorneys General 
401.274.4400 
150 S. Main St. 
Providence RI 02903 
www.riag.state.ri.us

South Carolina

Inventors Network of the Carolinas
portal.inotc.org

Attorneys General 
Rembert C. Dennis Office Bldg.
P.O.Box 11549 
Columbia SC 29211-1549 
scattorneygeneral.org

South Dakota

South Dakota Inventors Congress
605.688.4184

Attorneys General 
1302 East Highway 14 Suite 1 
Pierre SD 57501.8501 
state.sd.us/attorney

Tennessee

Inventors' Association of Middle Tennessee
615.681.6462

Tennessee Inventors Association
tninventors.org

Attorneys General 
615.741.5860 
500 Charlotte Ave. Nashville TN 37243 
attorneygeneral.state.tn.us

Texas

Alamo Inventors
alamoinventors.org

Houston Inventors Association
inventors.org

Austin Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association
austininventors.org

Texas Inventors Association
www.txinventors.com

Attorneys General 
512.463.2100 
Capitol Station 
P.O.Box 12548 
Austin TX 78711-2548 
www.oag.state.tx.us

Utah

Utah Inventors
utahinventor.org

Attorneys General 
801.538.9600 
State Capitol Rm. 236 
Salt Lake City UT 84114-0810 
attorneygeneral.utah.gov

Vermont

Inventors Network of Vermont 
802.885.8178

Attorneys General 
802.828.3173 
109 State St. 
Montpelier VT 05609-1001 
www.atg.state.vt.us

Virginia

Inventors Network of the Capital Area
dcinventors.org

Attorneys General 
900 E. Main St. 
Richmond VA 23219 
oag.state.va.us

Washington

Inventors Network
503.239.8299

Attorneys General 
1125 Washington St. SE 
PO Box 40100 
Olympia WA 98504-0100 
atg.wa.gov

West Virginia

West Virginia Inventors Council Inc.
304.293.3612 x 3730

Attorneys General 
304.558.2021 
State Capitol Complex
Building 1 Room E-26
Charleston WV 25305 
wvago.us

Wisconsin

Inventors Network of Wisconsin 
920.429.0331 
Attorneys General 
114 East State Capitol
P.O.Box 7857 
Madison WI 53707-7857
www.doj.state.wi.us

Wyoming

Attorneys General 
State Capitol Bldg. 
Cheyenne WY 82002 
attorneygeneral.state.wy.us

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