David Dawsey (“Me,” “Myself,” and “I”) offer this blog as a service to you subject to the following terms and conditions of use (“Terms”). By accessing, creating, or contributing to the Golf-Patents blog (“Blog”), and in consideration for the blog service that I provide to you, you agree to abide by these Terms.
1. Rights in the Content You Submit
Any and all works of authorship copyrightable by you and posted by you to Blog are submitted under a fully paid up license to Me. Under this license, you permit Me to copy, distribute, display and perform your Content, royalty-free. You also permit Me to distribute derivative works of your Content and to grant sublicenses to anyone.
Amongst other things, at my discretion, this license may permit RSS aggregators to copy, distribute, display and perform any Content that you submit. Further, your submission does not create any obligition on Me to publish your submitted Content.
I believe deeply in free speech. However, I must reserve the right to remove any content that you may post. As a general matter, I will attempt to remove any content that is illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable to Me. You may not use My name to endorse or promote any product, opinion, cause or political candidate. Representation of your personal opinions as endorsed by Me is strictly prohibited.
By posting content to the Blog, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that content, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content, or that your use of the content is a protected fair use. You agree that you will not knowingly and with intent to defraud provide material and misleading false information. You represent and warrant also that the content you supply does not violate these Terms, and that you will indemnify and hold Me harmless for any and all claims resulting from content you supply.
You acknowledge that I do not necessarily pre-screen or regularly review posted content, but that I shall have the right to remove in My sole discretion any content that I considers to violate these Terms or for other reasons.
You understand that all content posted to the Blog is the sole responsibility of the individual who originally posted the content. You understand, also, that all opinions expressed by users of this site are expressed strictly in their individual capacities, and not as representatives Me or my Employer.
You agree that I will not be liable, under any circumstances and in any way, for any errors or omissions, loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of use of any content posted on this site. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.
3. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. I make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the site’s operation or the information, content or materials included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, I hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. I will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use this site. You expressly agree that you use this site solely at your own risk.
These posts are not legal advice and are written for the eyes of other attorneys and patent practioners. This is David Dawsey’s personal site. These posts are not edited by my employer or its clients and, as such, cannot be so attributed. Views expressed here should be double-checked for accuracy and current applicability.
The nature of blogging is to reach a public audience. Please be aware that any information that you submit to Me whether through forms or email, including personally identifiable information, may be publicly displayed on the Blog, or on websites within or not within our control. If you don’t want others to see such information, don’t submit it. I may publicly display the IP addresses of visitors and contributors the Blog. I may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to tailor site content and to format the site and software to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. I may use aggregate visitor data to prepare publicly displayed reports regarding the traffic on individual blogs, site popularity rankings, and referrers that visitors use to access individual blogs.
I reserve the right to change, at any time, at My sole discretion, the Terms under which these Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms (Monthly). Your continued use of the Services constitutes your agreement to all such Terms.
Anyone should feel free to copy a short snippets from the Blog, so long as you attribute the material source. Contact Me if you want to copy an entire post or a series of posts. You can print out individual posts and send them to a client if you provide source attribution.