This page states the Terms and Conditions (the General Terms or the Agreement) under which any User (User) may use taylorintel.com (the Web Site), owned and operated by Taylor Intellectual LLC, a Virginia Company (the Company, we, or us). Please read this page carefully. By accessing and using the Web Site, User accepts and agrees to be bound, without modification, limitation or qualification, by these Terms. If User does not accept any of the Terms stated here, User must not use the Web Site. The right to access and use the Web Site is not transferable to any person or entity. We may, at our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. Users are bound by any such modification or revision and should therefore visit the Terms & Conditions page (http://www.taylorintel.com/terms) periodically to review the Terms.
YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES CONTAINED HEREIN OR OTHERWISE POSTED ON THE WEB SITE.
Section 1: Protected Relationship
Use of this website does not establish any form of protected relationship between user and us or any of our employees, including but not limited to attorney-client relationships.
Section 2: Inaccurate Information
Portions of this website explain complicated and convoluted scientific and legal principles. However, the very nature of the law is that it is adapts and changes based upon new statutes and case law, and we learn more about science as discoveries and breakthroughs are made. It is therefore possible that some information on this website becomes dated or inaccurate, or was inaccurate to begin with. Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any use of inaccurate information resulting from information published on this website.
Section 3. Changes
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Web Site and any and all features and sections contained therein, without notice to users, and immediately in the event of technical difficulties, but not limited to technical difficulties. We shall not be liable to any User or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.
Section 4. IP Rights and Ownership
The contents of the Web Site, such as text, graphics, images, audio, video and other material, as well as the underlying html source code of the Web Site ("Material") are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws, and are owned or controlled by us or by third parties that have licensed their Material to us. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. User must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy User makes of the Material. User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the Material, in whole or in part or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. User may download our copyrighted material for User's personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of the Material will be permitted without the express permission of us and the copyright owner if we are not the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of the Material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. User acknowledges that it does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading the Material. The trademarks, logos and service marks (the "Marks") displayed on the Web Site are owned by us or third parties. User is prohibited from using those Marks without the express, written permission of us or such third party. If User would like information about obtaining our permission to use the Material on Your website, contact us using the information found at http://www.taylorintel.com/contact. Taylor Intellectual and all related logos, whether or not registered, are trademarks belonging to us. All rights are reserved. All other trademarks appearing on the Web Site are the property of their respective owners.
Section 5. Indemnity
User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Taylor Intellectual, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from any use of the Web Site and any Material contained therein or by User's breach of the terms of this Agreement. Taylor Intellectual shall provide notice to User promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist User, at User's expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding. Taylor Intellectual reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by User.
Section 6. Confidential Information
Paragraph I. Definition of Confidential Information.
(a) For purposes of this Agreement, “Confidential Information” means any data or information that is proprietary to user and not generally known to the public, whether in tangible or intangible form, whenever and however disclosed, including, but not limited to: (i) any marketing strategies, plans, financial information, or projections, operations, sales estimates, business plans and performance results relating to tthhe past, present or future business activities of such party, its affiliates, subsidiaries and affiliated companies; (ii) plans for products or services, and customer or supplier lists; (iii) any scientific or technical information, invention, design, process, procedure, formula, improvement, technology or method; (iv) any concepts, reports, data, know-how, works-in-progress, designs, development tools, specifications, computer software, source code, object code, flow charts, databases, inventions, information and trade secrets; and (v) any other information that should reasonably be recognized as confidential information of the Disclosing Party.
(b) Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing to the contrary, Confidential Information shall not include information which: (i) was known by us prior to receiving the Confidential Information from user; (b) becomes rightfully known to us from a third-party source not known (after diligent inquiry) by us to be under an obligation to user to maintain confidentiality; (c) is or becomes publicly available through no fault of or failure to act by us in breach of this Agreement; (d) is required to be disclosed in a judicial or administrative proceeding, or is otherwise requested or required to be disclosed by law or regulation; and (e) is or has been independently developed by employees, consultants or agents of us without violation of the terms of this Agreement or reference or access to any Confidential Information.
Paragraph II - Disclosure of Confidential Information
From time to time, user may disclose Confidential Information to the Receiving Party, for example by using an invention disclosure statement in our patent prosecution/searching quotes form. We will: (a) limit disclosure of any Confidential Information to our directors, officers, employees, agents or representatives (collectively “Representatives”) who have a need to know such Confidential Information in connection with the current or contemplated business relationship between the parties to which this Agreement relates, and only for that purpose; (b) advise our Representatives of the proprietary nature of the Confidential Information and of the obligations set forth in this Agreement and require such Representatives to keep the Confidential Information confidential; (c) shall keep all Confidential Information strictly confidential by using a reasonable degree of care, but not less than the degree of care used by it in safeguarding its own confidential information; and (d) not disclose any Confidential Information received by it to any third parties (except as otherwise provided for herein).
Paragraph III - Use of Confidential Information
We agree to use the Confidential Information solely in connection with the current or contemplated business relationship between the parties and not for any purpose other than as authorized by this Agreement without the prior written consent of an authorized representative of User.
Paragraph IV - Unintentional Dissemination
User agrees that we shall not be held liable for any non-intended disclosure of confidential information, including but not limited to computer malware, computer virus, and unauthorized access of our computer systems.