Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with “Perspective in Technology-to-Market” featuring tech entrepreneur MICHAEL GREEN with SHINE TU (WVU Law) and MATT HARBAUGH (WVU Research) | November 21 | 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Rhodendron Room | WVU Mountainlair | light lunch provided >> FLYER
The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Law Clinic gives students the opportunity to provide legal services to start-up companies, small businesses, non-profits, and individuals. 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.
In particular, the EILC will support a variety of business plan competitions:
- the WVU Business Plan Competition
- the Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge
- the Idea Challenge
- the App Challenge, and
- the Transtech energy conference business plan competition.
If you would like to inquire about engaging the services of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Law Clinic please download the EILC Intake Form (PDF) fill out and mail to:
West Virginia University
College of Law
Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
P.O. Box 6130
Morgantown, WV 26506-6130
or fax to (304) 293-7465
ATTN: Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
or e-mail email@example.com
Students Provide Advocacy on 24 projects
Among recent legal representation, the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Law Clinic student-attorneys successfully organized eighteen business entities, assisted twelve organizations obtain IRS tax-exempt recognition and filed 24 trademark registration applications, oppositions and responses. These legal services were provided to West Virginia entrepreneurs and small businesses. The clinic was also awarded a grant from the Benedum Foundation to establish a WVU program to assist students in protecting and commercializing intellectual property. Under the program, student-inventors may seek support in business formation and intellectual property assessment and protection, with the goal of commercialization. Prospective clients may visit the EILC webpage at law.wvu.edu/clinics/entrepreneurs or inquire about legal services by calling 304-293-0955 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.