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.
Oregon USPTO Patent Program: California Inventors Assistance Program [CIAP]
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.
1401 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR, 97401
Or, get connected to a SCORE mentor anywhere in the U.S. by expertise/industry.