President: Al Crawford
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.
North Carolina USPTO Patent Program: Georgia Patents
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 Chapel Hill Durham
104 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
Or, get connected to a SCORE mentor anywhere in the U.S. by expertise/industry.