Bates White, LLC (“Bates White” “we,” “us,” or “our) makes this website (the “Site”) and the content contained herein (the “Site Content”) available to you subject to the following legal terms and conditions (the “Terms”). Bates White may, at its sole discretion, alter the Terms at any time.
All content and functionality on the Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images, and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the exclusive property of Bates White or its licensors and are protected by US and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are the registered and common law Trademarks of Bates White and its licensors. Except as expressly provided in these Terms or as expressly authorized in writing by Bates White, you agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to Bates White or its licensors in any public medium (e.g., press release, websites) for advertising or promotion purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing any third party, and that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, Bates White or its licensors, without the express written consent of Bates White or its licensors.
References to other parties’ trademarks on this Site are for identification purposes only and do not indicate that such parties have approved this Site or any of the Site Contents. These Terms do not grant you any right to use the trademarks of other parties.
3. Term of use of Site content; Restrictions; Privacy Statement
Unless otherwise indicated in the relevant Site Content, Bates White hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term hereof to access and download, display, copy, print, and distribute the Site Content solely for your internal business use, provided that you do not modify the Site Content in any way and you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed within the Site Content. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post, or disclose the Site Content without Bates White′s prior written consent.
You are not authorized to copy or use any software, proprietary processes, or technology embodied or described in this Website.
You will comply with all applicable laws in accessing and using this Website.
You acknowledge that we may use your personal information and data according to our Privacy Statement and Cookie Notice, which are incorporated herein by this reference. You hereby agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement and Cookie Notice, including any obligations imposed on you therein.
4. Notices of infringement
Bates White is committed to respecting the intellectual property rights of others. Bates White prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe your intellectual property rights (or such rights as you are responsible for enforcing) are infringed by any Site Content, please write to Bates White at the address shown below, providing a written statement that contains: (a) identification of the copyrighted work and/or intellectual property right claimed to have been infringed; (b) identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed; (c) your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an email address, if available; (d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work and/or exercise of the intellectual property right is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law; (e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed; and (f) the signature of the intellectual property right owner or someone authorized on the owner′s behalf to assert infringement of the right. Bates White will remove any posted submission that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any person under US or international law upon receipt of such a statement (or any statement in conformance with 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)). U.S. law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely. Bates White′s contact for submission of notices is: Jodi Trulove, Bates White, LLC, 2001 K Street NW, North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, phone: 202.216.1141, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
The Site Content and functionality on the Site is provided with the understanding that Bates White is not herein engaged in rendering professional advice and services to you. All Site content and functionality on the Site is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Bates White and its third-party content providers make no warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy or adequacy of the Site Content. Bates White shall have no liability or responsibility for any Site Content or information published on linked websites, contained in any user submissions published on the Site, or provided by third parties. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WITH RESPECT TO LOSS OF SERVICE OR DATA. Neither Bates White nor its third-party content providers shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages or any other damages whatsoever, relating out of the use of this Site, whether or not the claimant has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses and regardless of the theory of liability.
CERTAIN LINKS ON THIS SITE MAY LEAD TO SITES, RESOURCES, OR TOOLS MAINTAINED BY THIRD PARTIES OVER WHOM WE HAVE NO CONTROL. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER REGARDING SUCH SITES, RESOURCES, AND TOOLS, AND LINKS TO ANY SUCH SITES, RESOURCES, AND TOOLS SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ENDORSEMENT OF THEM OR THEIR CONTENT BY US.
THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE APPLICABLE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE.
6. Governing law; jurisdiction
These Terms are governed by the laws of the District of Columbia without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof. Any dispute arising from these Terms shall be resolved exclusively in the courts of the District of Columbia. If any portion of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be re-construed to the maximum effect permitted by law in order to effect its intent as nearly as possible, and the remainder of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.
Last updated: July 21, 2021