Trademarks & Patents
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Washington State Patent Pro Bono Program - California Inventor Assistance Program "CIAP" The Washington Pro Bono Patent Network is suspending its operation on March 31, 2023 and will no longer provide patent referral services for Washington Residents. Starting on April 1, 2023, the California Inventor Assistance Program ("CIAP") will start accepting Washington inventors and small businesses. If you are interested in obtaining assistance, please complete the CIAP Referral Request Form.