Agreement between User and https://www.brookskushman.com
Welcome to https://www.brookskushman.com. The https://www.brookskushman.com website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by Brooks Kushman P.C. (“Brooks”). https://www.brookskushman.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of https://www.brookskushman.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully and keep a copy of them for your reference.
BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR USING THIS SITE IN ANY MANNER YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND ACCEPTED THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND TO THE TERMS, YOU MUST PROMPTLY CEASE ALL ACCESS, BROWSING AND USE OF THIS SITE.
Brooks is a global law firm, providing intellectual property and technology-related services to domestic and international clients. This website provides business, firm, and IP-related news and updates.
Visiting https://www.brookskushman.com or sending emails to Brooks constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email, and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Children Under Thirteen
Brooks does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use https://www.brookskushman.com only with the permission of a parent or guardian.
Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
https://www.brookskushman.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Brooks and Brooks is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Brooks is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Brooks of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via https://www.brookskushman.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service, or functionality originating from the https://www.brookskushman.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Brooks may share such information and data with any third party with whom Brooks has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service, or functionality on behalf of https://www.brookskushman.com users and customers.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Brooks or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends, or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Brooks’ content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Brooks and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Brooks or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
The Site is controlled, operated, and administered by Brooks from our offices within the USA. If you access the Site from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Brooks. Content accessed through https://www.brookskushman.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions, or regulations.
You may not use or otherwise export or re-export the Site except as authorized by United States law. The Site may not be exported or re-exported (a) into any U.S. embargoed countries or (b) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Person’s List or Entity List.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Brooks, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of these Terms or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Brooks reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Brooks in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. BROOKS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.
BROOKS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. BROOKS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Brooks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, these Terms is governed by the laws of the State of Michigan, and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Michigan in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Brooks as a result of these Terms or use of the Site. Brooks’ performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms is in derogation of Brooks’ right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Brooks with respect to such use. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between the user and Brooks with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the user and Brooks with respect to the Site. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that these Terms and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
Brooks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which https://www.brookskushman.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Brooks encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Brooks welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
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Southfield, Michigan 48075
Effective as of July 12, 2023