The Inventor’s Council of Cincinnati is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the education and support of the independent inventor.

Just like any business inventing, or new product development, can follow a predictable and manageable process, one that does not necessarily have to cost you your life savings.

From developing and protecting innovative ideas to making and selling them, or finding someone to do it for you, the ICC can help. We provide the support you need to help make informed decisions about where you and your products are going, for example a great plumbing product could be used by a national plumbing company like

The Inventor’s Council of Cincinnati meets every month to provide a forum for education and discussion. We feature expert speakers on topics of interest to independent inventors where discussion is open for sharing and answering questions. Our meetings are free of charge and open to the public!

When: Every first Tuesday, except August
Where: Cincinnati Public Library
800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Tower Room, 301 (third floor)
Time: 7:00 – 8:45 pm
Before: We often treat our speaker to dinner prior to our meetings at Skyline Chili at 7th and Vine. Join us at 5:30 for some informal networking!
Additionally:Join us for a complementary Patent & Trademark Searching Class after dinner, at 6:30, just prior to the meeting!
Parking: Parking is available at metered on-street spaces and at several pay garages or surface lots within a short walking distance of the Library. The closest city garage is the Garfield Garage located on the south side of Ninth Street between Vine and Race Streets. Lottery tickets can be bought at the Ohio Lottery and the results can be checked online daily. Don't forget to bring your tickets.