Ask A Librarian

Evansdale Library to host patent and trademark training sessions

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
September 20th, 2016

Representatives from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will visit West Virginia University on Thursday, Sept. 29, and Friday, Sept. 30, to provide training on patents and trademarks.

WVU Libraries and the Health Sciences Innovation Center will co-sponsor the program on Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the Evansdale Library. Sessions will include an introduction to intellectual property, hands-on training for patent and trademark searches, and a panel discussion on services available at WVU for inventors.

Refreshments, lunch and a closing reception will be provided. To view the schedule or to register, visit this link.

The Sept. 30 event, scheduled 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Evansdale Library, Room G16, is geared especially toward librarians. USPTO staff will discuss patent and trademark frequently asked questions. Breakfast will be provided.

WVU Libraries is an official Patent & Trademark Resource Center.

All sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Marian Armour-Gemmen,, or Kayde Cappellari, katherine.cappellari@mail.wvu. To register for the Sept. 30 session, email

Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>