The Evansdale Library reference staff are available to provide assistance with your search. However, they are not permitted to interpret intellectual property law or offer legal advice. Services provided by West Virginia University and its employees are of an advisory nature only with no express or implied warranty for results. West Virginia University assumes no obligation or liability for damage arising from the use or inability to use the information provided.
Patent and Trademark Depository Library computers and materials are available on a first come basis. Patrons are encouraged to reserve time on the PUBWEST and PUBEAST search systems in advance. Reservations can be made by calling (304) 293-9758, or sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have an idea for a new company, contact the LaunchLab for help turning it into a reality. Staff and advisors assist in many aspects of developing a business. In addition, the LaunchLab facilities include office and meeting space for start-up teams, as well as a lounge area for networking and a classroom for in-depth instruction and special events.
The clinic works with clients in counseling for a product plan or business organization; licensing; employee and contractor agreements; intellectual property; financing and venture capital; planning and negotiation; dispute resolution; and generalized assistance in business formation, planning, and strategy.