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LaunchLab & Libraries hosting trademark symposium on October 18

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
September 26th, 2018

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West Virginia University Libraries and the LaunchLab are co-sponsoring a trademark symposium entitled “Business Formation and Trademark Registration… A Symposium: What Every Entrepreneur & Small Business Should Know” on October 18 from 3-4:45 p.m. at the LaunchLab in Evansdale Crossing, Suite 413.

The free symposium will offer students, entrepreneurs and small businesses an opportunity to better understand the path to commercial success, with a focus on entity formation and trademark registration.

Keynote speaker Craig Morris, managing attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach for the United States Patent & Trademark Office, will deliver a presentation titled “Trademarks: The Keys to Commercialization.”

Additional speakers include Marian Armour-Gemmen, WVU patent & trademark librarian, who will address searching for trademarks within the USPTO, and attorney Nancy Trudel, who will present “15 Steps to Establishing a Successful Company.”

Registration deadline is October 10. To register, contact Armour-Gemmen at or 304-293-9758, or Trudel at or 304-677-4235.

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