How it works
Free professional user account

With an IP Nexus free Professional User account, you can join a growing and premium community of experts working with innovation and intellectual property worldwide. From lawyers at some of the world’s top law firms and organizations to professors and subject matter experts at leading institutions, our professional members include lawyers, patent attorneys, business strategy consultants, investment professionals, patent agents, legal and technical translators, engineers and scientists.

Directory

Directory is a listing of over 2,000 professionals working with innovation and intellectual property. List your professional profile to connect with peers and potential clients worldwide.

Open your free Professional User account.

Upload your professional profile or import it from LinkedIn.

Add information about your fees and pricing (if applicable) and set your notifications options.

Get found in search by peers or potential clients.

Respond to messages or inquiries via your ‘My account’ pages.’

Share updates and information with your peers via ‘Live feed’.

For information on providing services to clients via IP Nexus, please see the Services Marketplace section below.
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Ask an Expert

Ask an Expert is a free Q&A feature where users can post questions about their business or intellectual property. You can answer questions privately or publicly to share your knowledge with others and highlight your area of expertise.

Search or browse questions to find one matching your expertise.

Submit your answer (publicly or privately).

Get notified of new questions by setting your notifications options.

Services Marketplace

Services marketplace is a place for users to post jobs and find experts to help them. Browse or get notifications for jobs and submit your bids for jobs matching your expertise.

Submit your bid for a job via our secure system.

Receive accept or reject notifications.

Formalize your professional relationship.

Complete the job as agreed and notify the poster, attaching any relevant files.

Your client confirms work is completed.

Receive a confirmation email and invoice request from IP Nexus. Get paid within 30 days of receipt.

*Notes: Payments are protected by the IP Nexus payments process, which requires the client to place funds before work is started.
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