Inventors and small businesses that meet certain financial thresholds and other criteria may be eligible for free legal assistance in preparing and filing a patent application. The Patent Pro Bono Program is a nationwide network of independently operated regional programs that match volunteer patent professionals with financially under-resourced inventors and small businesses for the purpose of securing patent protection.
Iowa USPTO Pro Bono Program: Legal Corps
SCORE’s mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. SCORE represents the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.
SCORE East Central Iowa
2750 First Avenue NE, Suite 350
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402
Or, get connected to a SCORE mentor anywhere in the U.S. by expertise/industry.