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 TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY POLICY

FOR THE WEBSITE OF THE

INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ALLIANCE  (IIPA)

 

 

Welcome to the website of the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA). The information on this page governs your use of the IIPA website, www.iipa.com. Your use of the site is your acknowledgement that you understand the terms and conditions set out here and that you agree to comply with these terms and conditions. If you are unable to accept and abide by these terms, please do not use this website or its information. Also note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time without otherwise providing notice. You should refer to this material whenever using the site.

 

Copyright

 

All the materials on this website are protected under copyright and other laws of the United States, international conventions, and similar laws abroad.  Please respect the copyrights of the authors and publishers of this Website.  There is no charge for the use of the materials contained on this Website.

 

Copyright in the materials contained on this Website, including, but not limited to, the textual material, artwork, photographs, computer software, audio and visual elements, is owned or controlled separately (and as a collective work exclusively) by the International Intellectual Property Alliance: 

1996-2016 International Intellectual Property Alliance.

 

In addition, copyright in the selection, arrangement and coordination of materials on this Website is owned exclusively by the International Intellectual Property Alliance:

1996-2016 International Intellectual Property Alliance.

 

Trademark Notice

 

The International Intellectual Property Alliance is a registered service mark of International Intellectual Property Alliance.  The logo (c and globe design) is a service mark of the International Intellectual Property Alliance.  IIPA is a service mark of and owned by the International Intellectual Property Alliance.  Other corporations, associations, brands or products listed in this Website are trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks or registered service marks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.  All rights reserved. 

 

Any use of the marks "International Intellectual Property Alliance", the logo (c and globe design) or "IIPA" in connection with the sale, offering for sale, distribution or advertising of any goods or services, including any other website, or in connection with labels, signs, prints, packages, wrappers, receptacles or advertisements used for the sale, offering for sale, distribution or advertising of any goods or services, including any other website, which is likely to cause confusion, to cause mistake or to deceive, is strictly prohibited.

 

Privacy Policy

 

The International Intellectual Property Alliance does not collect or use personally identifiable information on this website, except in responding to website visitors who voluntarily provide such information.  The IIPA does not sell or distribute personally identifiable information collected on this website to third parties.  The IIPA may use non-personal information supplied by you or your browser to monitor the popularity and usefulness of this website’s links, features, and content.

 

Non-personal information may be automatically collected by the webmaster through the use of "cookies," which are small text files used to recognize repeat visitors and facilitate access to this website.  The IIPA does not use such non-personal information for commercial marketing.

 

The International Intellectual Property Alliance reserves the right to change its privacy policy at any time without advance notice.  If there is a change in policy, the new policy will go into effect once it is posted.  The IIPA recognizes its responsibility for protecting the online privacy of your personal information.  If you have questions or comments about our administration of your personal information, please contact us at info@iipa.com.

 

No Legal Advice Provided

 

All materials on this website is provided for informational purposes only and does not contain legal advice, legal opinions or any other form of advice regarding any specific facts or circumstances. Information contained in this website should not be relied upon for personal, corporate or other legal decisions. It should not be construed as legal advice. You should consult an appropriate legal professional for your specific situation. 

 

The information on this website has been provided by and/or prepared by the member associations of the International Intellectual Property Alliance  and its counsel. Please understand that foreign and domestic laws, regulations, other legal authorities and other information change quickly and may not be reflected in the information found on this website. Again,  you should not act upon any information on this website without seeking appropriate professional counsel.

   

Terms of Use and Limitations on Use

 

The contents of this Website may be viewed, browsed and/or downloaded, provided the use of the material is for non-commercial purposes.  Users are not, however, permitted to store in electronic form, any significant portion of this Website.  Except as provided by law, the contents of this Website may not be modified or adapted (including adaptations/displays such as by "framing"), published, sold in whole or in part, used to create derivative works, incorporated into a database, or in any way exploited without prior written permission from the International Intellectual Property Alliance.  To request permission, contact webmaster@iipa.com.

 

Third-party links are provided as a convenience to our users.  The IIPA does not control and is not responsible for any of those sites or their content.  Furthermore, the IIPA is obligated to protect its reputation and trademarks and we reserve the right to request removal of any link to our website.

 

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of this website or with any of these terms of use, your exclusive and sole remedy is to discontinue using this website.

 

Representations, Warranties and Covenants

 

The user of this Website represents, warrants, and covenants that nothing downloaded and further distributed, made available, or published in connection with or taken from these materials, even if such act is done with the permission of the International Intellectual Property Alliance, will be used in a manner that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or that invades the rights of privacy or other personal or property rights or infringes the copyright or trademark of any person or entity. The user of this Website shall indemnify, defend and hold the IIPA and its member associations harmless from any damages, expenses and costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of any breach or alleged breach of these representations and/or warranties herein, by the Website user or any third party to whom Website user shares or otherwise makes available these materials.  The Website user shall cooperate in the defense of any claim brought against IIPA.

 

THE INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ALLIANCE PROVIDES THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE, INCLUDING LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES, "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. IIPA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE IIPA AND RELATED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, THAT ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION TO ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, OR DEFECTS IN ANY MATERIALS IN THIS WEBSITE, OR THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT THEREIN.

 

The IIPA does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials of this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. You assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair, or correction.

 

Endorsement Prohibition

 

Any use of "International Intellectual Property Alliance", "IIPA", the logo (c and globe design), or of any text or other material, in whole or in part, contained in this Website in any manner to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation, connection, or association of the user by or with IIPA, or to cause confusion, to cause mistake, or to deceive as to the origin, sponsorship or approval of the user's goods, services or commercial activities with International Intellectual Property Alliance, is strictly prohibited.

 

Questions / Comments

 

If you have any questions about this website’s operation or design, please contact our Webmaster at (email) webmaster@iipawebsite.com.

 

For additional questions or comments about the IIPA, please contact us:

 

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This website was last updated on April 2016.