Inventor Assistance Program
The Inventor Assistance Program (IAP) – a WIPO initiative in cooperation with the World Economic Forum – is the first global program to match developing country inventors and small businesses with limited financial means with patent attorneys. These experts provide pro bono legal assistance to help inventors secure patent protection.
Participating countries – Colombia, Ecuador, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa.
Video: Interview with Mr. Ivan Rizo Tello, awarded inventor under the IAP.