A Brief History of the Pro Bono Patent Assistance Program

A Brief History of the Pro Bono Patent Assistance Program

It Started with a Study In 1998, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) conducted a study that looked at some of the hurdles independent inventors faced in getting their inventions into the marketplace.  Results showed that the cost of getting a patent was one of...

Video: UIA Launches YouTube Channel

The UIA is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational resources and opportunities to the independent inventing community, while encouraging honest and ethical business practices among industry service providers. Warren Tuttle and Matt Nuccio...
Looking Back to Move Forward

Looking Back to Move Forward

In the fall of 2002, I received a cloak and dagger-type phone call from a high level executive at Kodak. He requested that I meet with him in a week’s time in New York City. When I inquired what the purpose of the meeting was he skirted the question and alluded...