About the UIA

The UIA is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational resources to and creating opportunities for the independent inventing community, while encouraging honest and ethical business practices among industry service leaders. We are the largest inventor member organization in the US, and support nearly 100 affiliate inventor associations.

Meet the UIA team, whose dedication of time and resources has enabled the UIA to remain the nation’s leading inventor education organization. Our Executive Committee and Management Team work together to provide responsive programs and services to the independent inventor community and our Board Members serve to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of the UIA in support of our mission and needs.

The United Inventors Association (UIA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting inventors and promoting innovation. It provides resources, education, and networking opportunities to inventors, entrepreneurs, and product developers. The UIA aims to help inventors navigate the complex process of bringing their ideas to market and protect their intellectual property.

Some of the key functions and services offered by the United Inventors Association include:

Education and Training: The UIA offers inventors access to educational resources and workshops to help them develop their invention ideas, understand the patenting process, and learn about product development and marketing.

Networking: The organization facilitates networking opportunities for inventors to connect with industry professionals, potential investors, and fellow inventors. Networking events and conferences provide a platform for inventors to showcase their inventions and gain valuable feedback.

Advocacy: The UIA advocates for policies and legislation that support inventors and intellectual property rights. They work to protect inventors from scams and fraudulent invention promotion companies.

Inventor Resources: The organization provides inventors with access to a range of resources, including information on patenting, prototype development, licensing, and commercialization strategies.

Inventor Support: UIA offers support and guidance.

Visit our website to learn more about us, and to access free educational materials, articles, and videos all about the inventing process.

UIA membership is 100% free!