Group to Support Independent Inventor Community


Minneapolis, MN (February 2020): For over 29 years, the non-profit 501(c)(3) United Inventors Association of America (UIA) has been empowering inventors through education, access and advocacy. 

Now, the organization is expanding its outreach to support the independent inventor community with the new UIA Ambassador Program. 

“The UIA Board is proud to take on this initiative and outreach in order to support and represent independent inventors nationwide,” said Brian Fried, Executive Director. “Whether an experienced inventor or a first-timer, by aligning with a UIA Ambassador, that inventor will experience one-to-one support, education and mentoring.”

All UIA Ambassadors will be recognized and promoted on www.UIAUSA.org and will liaison with inventor clubs in individual areas or to help launch new clubs in communities across the country. These Ambassadors will participate in UIA Committees including quarterly UIA Leadership conference calls. 

To become an Ambassador through the United Inventors Association, participants must:

  • Be an Inventor club President, Board Member or Executive Officer
  • Have received an issued U.S. Patent or Registered Trademark
  • Have sold an invention in a retail channel through a licensing deal or have individually manufactured/marketed an invention
  • Maintain an active and respectable social media presence

With Inventor’s Spotlight Pavilions annually at the National Hardware Show and PGA Merchandise Show, among others, Ambassadors will highlight the value of face-to-face meetings with potential retail or marketing partners.

To become a UIA Ambassador, to locate a local inventor club or for free membership in the United Inventors Association, visit www.UIAUSA.org.