Q: What is IP Nexus (ipnexus.com)?
ipnexus.com is a global, online marketplace for innovation and intellectual property (IP) that makes access to legal and other services easier for startups, inventors, small businesses, universities and other entities, so they can launch and run their businesses and protect their intellectual property.
Q: What kind of legal or other services can I get or offer on ipnexus.com?
Q: How does ipnexus.com work?
IP Nexus is a multi-feature platform and community offering the following four core features.
Directory is a searchable professional directory of lawyers, patent attorneys, patent engineers, subject matter experts, patent translators, business strategy consultants, investment professionals and other consultants offering professional services. Users can search by region and specialty to find relevant expertise to match their needs.
Ask an Expert is a free Q&A feature where Users can post legal or other questions and get free expert advice from the experts listed in our Directory. Experts (Professional Users) can connect with potential clients by answering questions posted by other users. (Only Professional Users can answer questions posted on ‘Ask an Expert.) Both Regular (Client) Users and Professional Users can post questions to experts.
Services Marketplace connects Regular (Client) or Professional Users looking for legal or other services to experts listed in our Directory. Users can post projects and select from experts’ bids. Professional Users can browse or search for projects matching their expertise.
IP Exchange is a platform for buying selling and licensing IP. IP owners can market their IP for sale or license with no listing fees or other upfront costs. Brokers, buyers and licensees seeking patents and other IP can browse among more than 60,000 patents and other IP.
Q: What is the difference between a Regular User and a Professional User?
A Regular (Client) User will usually be a startup, entrepreneur, researcher, academic or other person or entity wishing to get advice or services relating to their business or intellectual property. IP owners or their agents can list their patents or IP for sale or license. Regular (Client) Users cannot offer professional services or advice on ipnexus.com.
A Professional User is a lawyer, patent attorney, subject matter expert, engineer, broker, technical translator, investment professional, business strategy consultant or other professional working with innovation and IP who would like to offer and market their professional services or find IP for their monetization services. Professional Users who are IP owners or their agents can also list patents or other IP for sale or license.
Q: How much does it cost to join as a Regular (Client) User or Professional User?
Joining ipnexus.com as a Regular (Client) User or Professional User is free.
Q: How do I close my account?