Terms and conditions
These are the Terms & Conditions which govern the use of World Trademark Review and www.worldtrademarkreview.com (Publication). Use of the Publication implies acceptance of these Terms & Conditions, as amended from time to time. If you do not accept these Terms & Conditions, then do not use or subscribe to the Publication. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.1 Publisher: The owners and operators of the Publication, Globe Business Publishing Ltd, of New Hibernia House, Winchester Walk, London SE1 9AG, United Kingdom.
1.2 Publication: The materials on the www.worldtrademarkreview.com website and magazine (and including any software used in their operation supplied by the Publisher).
1.3 Subscription Period: The period set out in the invoice sent to you or your organisation, or, if a trial, the agreed period or until the Publisher terminates the trial.
1.4 Subscription Fee: The current subscription fee as set out in any invoice sent to you or your organisation (no fee is payable for a trial).
1.5 User: The government or regulatory official, in-house lawyer, lawyer in private practice, or equivalent professional, who has paid the Subscription Fee and who has been issued a password by the Publisher.
1.6 Licensed Firm: The government agency, company or law firm who has paid the Subscription Fee and who has been issued a password by the Publisher. The Licensed Firm may allow staff at other directly linked offices of the same firm access to the service.
2. GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE
2.1 All rights in the Publication belong to the Publisher or its third-party licensors and are protected by copyright, trademarks, service marks and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the United Kingdom and other countries. All individual articles, columns, emails and other elements of the Publication are also copyright works and you agree to abide by all applicable copyright and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Publication or in these Terms & Conditions. The Publisher may license third parties to use the Publication in its sole discretion.
2.2 You agree to use the Publication solely for your own use and benefit and not for resale or other transfer or disposition to any other person or entity. You further agree not to use, transfer, distribute or dispose of any part of the Publication in any manner that might compete with the business of the Publisher.
2.3 You warrant that you are a government or regulatory official, an in-house lawyer or a lawyer in private practice, or equivalent professional. You accept that the Publication is not to be used for transactions or the provision of legal advice.
2.4 Subject to the above, you may retrieve and display the Publication on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network), but you may not reproduce, modify or exploit any of the Publication for commercial profit other than would be ordinarily made in the course of your business.
2.5 You must not disclose your password to anyone else and you must take reasonable steps to ensure that no one else uses the materials in your name.
2.6 You must inform the Publisher immediately if you move organisations.
2.7 Any breach of the Conditions of Use or any unauthorised use of any password(s) issued to you will entitle the Publisher, in addition to any other remedy available, to cancel any and all passwords issued to you and to terminate this Licence immediately. In such event no part of the annual fee already paid will be repayable to you.
3. USER LICENCE
3.1 Single-user licence: Subject to the above, you may retrieve and display the Publication on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network), but you may not reproduce, modify or exploit any of the Publication for commercial profit other than would be ordinarily made in the course of your business.
3.2. Multi-user licence: Subject to the above, staff who are employees of the Licensed Firm may search, view, copy and print out materials for their own use. Make print-outs or copies available to other people whom they reasonably believe are licensed to use those materials or if the Publisher has given them written permission. Access the materials while away from their main place of work, so long as their main place of work is at a Licensed Firm.
4.1 The Publication is distributed on an 'as is' basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.
4.2 Information may be incorrect or out of date.
4.3 Information may not constitute a definitive or complete statement of the law.
4.4 Materials are not intended to constitute legal advice in any specific situation.
4.5 You may not be able to access the Publication or any materials in it when you want to.
4.6 The Publisher may change or withdraw part of the Publication.
4.7 The Publication may not be compatible with your browser or computer configuration.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The liability of the Publisher, and the liability of any company within the same group of companies and all their respective agents, employees and sub-contractors, to you or any other party for any losses or damages whatsoever arising in connection with the Publication (whether under this Licence or other contract or in consequence of their misrepresentation, misstatement or tortious act or omission including negligence) is limited to damages of an amount equal to the subscription fee.
6.1 If you are in breach of these terms or if you move organisations the Publisher may terminate this Licence immediately upon giving you written notice.
6.2 The Publisher will terminate this Licence at the end of the Subscription Period by giving you notice unless you renew your subscription at the then current fee.
6.3 On termination, you must take reasonable steps to delete any part of the Publication copied to any hard disk or other permanent storage device.
7. GOVERNING LAW
This Licence is governed by English law and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
8.1 The Publisher and Publication will comply with the relevant English data protection laws, so normally any personal details provided to us will not be disclosed to third parties without the User's consent.
8.2 If the Publisher is requested by authorised third parties or regulatory or governmental agencies investigating illegal activities to provide information concerning Users' activities while using the Publication, the Publisher shall do so.
8.3 The Publisher will disclose Users' personal data if the Publisher is compelled to do so by law.
8.4 The Publisher reserves the right to notify or provide such information to the relevant authority if, in its sole opinion, the Publisher believes an emergency, illegal activity or some other reasonable basis exists for doing so.
8.5 The Publisher reserves the right to store and use Users' personal data solely for its own internal purposes and the Publisher further reserves the right to access, monitor and retrieve password-protected information in order to fulfil its obligations in these Terms & Conditions.
8.6 The Publisher reserves the right to include a User's company/firm/organisation name in marketing materials.
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