USER AGREEMENT FOR CORSEARCH.COM
The CORSEARCH.COM website, herein identified as the Site, provides access to any
Corsearch information service (“Service”). For the purposes of this agreement, the
Service includes access to proprietary and non-proprietary databases, access to
prepared search reports, use of investigative tools, order placement and retrieval
services, and additional tools, products and services available on the Site.
A user is defined as any individual, company, law practice or other entity accessing
any Service or other information at the Site. Investigative tools refer to features
that permit a user to obtain additional information on specific records through
the use of automated tools.
Use of any Service constitutes acceptance of this user agreement. Use may include,
but is not limited to registration for a username and password, review of searches
or database searching, use of any investigative tools available, use of features
for ordering or retrieval of searches on the Site, and use of any other feature
now in existence or hereafter provided. If you do not accept any portion of the
user agreement, you should exit the Site without accessing, downloading, or utilizing
any information from it.
LIMITATIONS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All information accessed via the Service is governed by applicable intellectual
property law, including copyright protection. Content is made available by Corsearch
and other providers, and all content is deemed the intellectual property of the
provider. Content may only be used for internal purposes. Except as otherwise specifically
provided herein, information retrieved from the Service via the Site cannot be duplicated,
reproduced, distributed, or otherwise disseminated without the express written permission
of Corsearch. Under no circumstances can any content retrieved from the Service
be resold or repackaged. Limited reproduction is allowable within your additional
organization. In addition, for those doing business primary in the practice of law,
as an authorized attorney or agent of said attorney, limited reproduction is allowed
to clients and other authorized attorneys if reproduction is connected with legal
representation associated with reproduced work. However, limited reproduction is
not allowed if recipient user is a company, partnership, or entity in the trademark
research business, or is employed directly or indirectly by any company in the trademark
business. Limited reproduction is also not allowed if the recipient of the reproduction
produces any product or service that competes directly with a Corsearch product
or service. For purposes of limited reproduction, all output must include an applicable
copyright notice for Corsearch and any other copyright notice added to the output
by Corsearch. It is understood that Corsearch makes no claim of copyright ownership
to any information in the public domain.
Corsearch expressly prohibits the user from downloading substantial portions of
any proprietary or non-proprietary databases provided on the Site. In addition,
any robotic or otherwise automated modes of query generation and record retrieval
are expressly prohibited on the Site.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
Any information retrieved from the Service is not to be construed as a legal opinion
as to whether a trademark may be registered. Corsearch is not a law firm and cannot
issue legal opinion. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain necessary legal
counsel on any information retrieved from the Service.
Corsearch has taken reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of information presented
to the user. Corsearch, and other partners, licensors, or information providers
with information available at the Site expressly disclaim the accuracy, nonfringement,
comprehensiveness, currency, or suitability of purpose of any of the information
retrieved. In particular, the accuracy of data retrieved from the USPTO or other
national trademark and patent offices, data retrieved from the various Secretary
of State Offices, data retrieved from any third-party information source, and data
retrieved from any ICANN-accredited registrar is disclaimed.
In regard to trademark searches retrieved from the Site, user understands that trademark
searches are highly subjective and that the user is solely responsible for additional
legal research or advice, which may be necessary, as well as review, interpretation
and use of the particular report order by the user and provided by Corsearch ("Report").
Any liability related to conduct of the search and preparation of a Report is limited
to refund of the fees paid by the user. A Report is confidential and may not be
furnished to others by Corsearch. A Report should only be used for the purpose of
determining the availability of the mark for which the research is provided.
As relates to queries written and records retrieved from any Service, user is solely
responsible for the creation of queries and selection of results. Corsearch is not
responsible for any errors in query writing, any misinterpretation of query or field
parameters, or in assessment of returned results.
Corsearch may provide an English translation of goods/services citations in the
event that an office does not do so. Additional fields, such as disclaimers may
also be translated. In these cases, Corsearch will identify that the relevant description
as translated. Whenever provided, translations should be considered a convenience
and Corsearch expressly disclaims the accuracy and comprehensiveness of any translations
offered in any records retrieved from the Site. In addition, Corsearch may not provide
translations on all records, and does not assume responsibility for missing translations.
It is the responsibility of the user to review and verify any translation or lack
of translation offered by Corsearch.
The Service may allow user to obtain additional information on referenced records
through the use of Investigative tools. Corsearch expressly disclaims the accuracy
and comprehensiveness of any data retrieved through these links. Data retrieved
from the USPTO, internet search engines, and Secretary of State Offices is retrieved
through third-party providers, and Corsearch cannot be liable for errors, omissions,
or currency of the data presented. It is the sole responsibility of the user to
determine if the information found, is, in fact, associated with the mark selected.
In addition, the failure of the investigative tools to retrieve specific information
cannot be construed as proof that the information does not exist or is not retrievable.
The user should always take reasonable steps to confirm information retrieved from
the Service. Please note that if the user accesses any third party public website
through investigative tools provided by Corsearch to the user for user's convenience,
the user must agree to the third-party's user or access agreement posted on those
sites. It is wholly the responsibility of the user to ensure compliance with all
terms and conditions thereof.
The user understands and agrees that they are bound by any additional disclaimer
of warranty included with any product or service provided by Corsearch. In particular,
the user is bound by any disclaimer included with a search report retrieved from
INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORTS
In regard to International search reports with opinion retrieved from the Site,
the opinions are based on the experience and knowledge of the authors. However,
the opinions are of a largely subjective character and can only give estimation
on the legal situation and its current and future relevance for the trademarks to
be searched. Client understands that trademark searches are highly subjective and
that the Client is solely responsible for additional legal research or legal or
other professional advice that may be necessary, as well as review, interpretation,
and use of the Opinion. Any liability related to the conduct of the search and preparation
of this report and Opinion is limited to refund of the fees paid by the Client.
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for registry terms and conditions.
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for Trademark Clearinghouse Terms and Conditions.
CHARGES AND PAYMENT
User is responsible for any charges incurred while your account and password are
being used. You agree to pay all fees invoiced (including applicable taxes) on account
of your use of Services on the Site, within thirty (30) days of the invoice date.
Corsearch reserves the right to change any fee for any product or service offered
on the Site at any time and upon at least thirty (30) days’ prior notice.
TERMINATION OF SERVICE
Your access to specific information, and specific to information accessed with your
username and password, may be terminated at any time and for any reasonable cause
by Corsearch. You may not assign your rights or obligations to any component of
the Service to any other individual, law firm, company, or entity.
ACCEPTANCE OF CHANGES TO AGREEMENT
Corsearch reserves the right to change the user agreement at any time and without
prior notice. Changes to the user agreement will be posted to the Site. By using
the Site after any change in the user agreement is posted, you agree to be bound
by any change to said agreement. You are encouraged to review the user agreement
with regularity so as to be fully aware of any such change.
If any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable
law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This Agreement,
all intellectual property issues, and your rights and obligations shall be governed
by the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York governing
contracts wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of New York.
Your right to privacy is a concern to us. At Corsearch we are helping you maintain
control over your personal data while fostering the growth of a more interactive
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In a few areas on our Web site, we ask you to provide information that will enable
us to enhance your visit or follow up with you after your visit.
We request information from you when you:
- Register on the site.
- When you submit feedback on our site.
In each of the instances above, we ask for your name, e-mail address, and other
appropriate personal information that would be needed to register for or subscribe
to these services or offers. Browser information from your computer may also be
taken when you send in feedback to aid in resolving any technical issues.
The information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support
your customer relationship with Corsearch. When you provide your personal information
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access and disclosure of individually identifiable information.
Corsearch employees who handle confidential or proprietary information must treat
it confidentially and may not disclose it to unauthorized third parties. Employees
are responsible for the internal security of the information. We do not share your
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and including termination of employment.