Skip to Content

You are here

Inventor's Assistance Program

Contact

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The Inventor's Assistance Program (IAP) engages in a range of educational and outreach services to help inventors in understanding the value of protecting their intellectual property and how to navigate the patent process. IAP provides outreach, support and education to independent inventors through various means. U.S. PTO-sponsored events are planned for inventors and small business concerns that provide information about patents and trademarks for the novice and seasoned inventor. Through the dissemination of information via the U.S. PTO website, educational outreach seminars, web casts, electronic newsletter, computer based training modules and toll-free numbers, and the Inventors Assistance Center, the IAP provides a public awareness of intellectual property and the impact on the global economy. The goal is to educate the public about intellectual property and raise the awareness about protecting their innovations. Follow this link for contact information: http://www.uspto.gov/inventors/iac/index.jsp

Eligibility: All U.S. businesses.

Learn More: http://www.uspto.gov/inventors/iac/index.jsp

Tags: Counseling, Regulations, Training or Mentoring, Pre-Startup, Startup, Established, Thinking About, Begin Exporting, Already Exporting, No Employees, Small/Medium (1-500 employees), Large (500+ employees)

Click here to suggest additional keyword tags


Related Content

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF)
TAAF helps businesses develop and implement business recovery strategies by providing financial assistance to manufacturers affected by import...
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grant Program
The REAP Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grant Program provides grants of up to $100,000 to entities that will conduct...
Transition Assistance Program (TAP)
Established to offer job search assistance and related services to separating service members and their spouses during their period of transition...
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program
The Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP) provides direct loans, technical assistance grants, and technical assistance only grants to...
Disabled Transition Assistance Program (DTAP)
DTAP is a 2-hour briefing sponsored by the Department of Veteran Affairs in conjunction with DoD. It may be offered following a VA Benefits...