Intellectual Property Assistance

USPTO Inventors Resources - USPTO's efforts to assist independent inventors, small businesses, and university affiliated inventors.

USPTO Pro Se Patent Filing - For those inventors that are either filing on their own behalf (pro se) or are seeking free or greatly reduced services from patent professionals.

USPTO Pro Bono Program - The Clearinghouse that determines patent applicant's eligibility and the availability of pro bono assistance. The closest regional organization is located in New York, New York and serves Northern New Jersey and Connecticut.

University of Connecticut Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Law Clinic - Advises clients regarding numerous legal issues, including patent searches and applications; trademark clearances and applications; copyright and trademark licensing; and nondisclosure, consulting, and employee agreements.