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Help Low-Income Inventors Patent Their Work

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Chicago-Kent's pro bono patent program. The program is designed to assist qualified low-income inventors and small businesses with the patent process by matching them with volunteer patent attorneys in accordance with the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA).

The AIA encourages the USPTO to work with associations across the country in the establishment of pro bono programs to match financially under-resourced, independent inventors and small businesses. The Chicago-Kent Patent Hub provides those matching services for inventors and volunteer attorneys based in Illinois. You can learn more about the Patent Hub by visiting our website at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/patentpro.

Why work with Chicago-Kent Patent Hub

The Chicago-Kent Patent Hub matches qualified, under-resourced inventors and small businesses with pro bono help from licensed patent attorneys.

Type of engagement

Transactional

Time commitment

Varies

Skills and resources required

Pro bono attorneys must be licensed to practice before USPTO.

Location

Chicago, IL

Help Low-Income Inventors Patent Their Work

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Chicago-Kent's pro bono patent program. The program is designed to assist qualified low-income inventors and small businesses with the patent process by matching them with volunteer patent attorneys in accordance with the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA).

The AIA encourages the USPTO to work with associations across the country in the establishment of pro bono programs to match financially under-resourced, independent inventors and small businesses. The Chicago-Kent Patent Hub provides those matching services for inventors and volunteer attorneys based in Illinois. You can learn more about the Patent Hub by visiting our website at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/patentpro.

Why work with Chicago-Kent Patent Hub

The Chicago-Kent Patent Hub matches qualified, under-resourced inventors and small businesses with pro bono help from licensed patent attorneys.

Type of engagement

Transactional

Time commitment

Varies

Skills and resources required

Pro bono attorneys must be licensed to practice before USPTO.

Location

Chicago, IL