USPTO Examiners

Terms of Use


I. Terms of Service for the Services Provided at the USPTO Examiners' Website

 

1.                  You understand and agree that all services provided at the USPTO Examiners' website are provided to all users ("You" or "User" or, collectively, "Users") exclusively under USPTO Examiners' Terms of Service ("Terms of Service" or "TOU"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the TOU by checking this webpage.

 

2.                  This Terms and Conditions is a binding agreement between You and USPTO Examiners. If You do not agree to these Terms and Conditions or otherwise comply or meet with its provisions, then You may not use the USPTO Examiners’ website.  By using the USPTO Examiners’ website, You indicate that You agree to and accept these Terms and Conditions.  Your continued use of the USPTO Examiners’ website indicates your acceptance and agreement to any such change to these Terms and Conditions. You are agreeing to use the USPTO Examiners’ website at your own risk.

 

3.                  USPTO Examiners reserves the right to terminate any User's access to USPTO Examiners’ website.

 

4.                  You understand and agree that USPTO Examiners' services are provided "as is".

 

5.                  USPTO EXAMINERS IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE IN ANY WAY AND IS PROVIDED SIMPLY AS AN INFORMATIONAL RESOURCE.  INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AS IS; NO GUARANTEES, WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ARE MADE AS TO ITS ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS.

 

6.                  USPTO Examiners may change, alter, amend, modify, add or remove any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions and/or its services, postings, websites, bulletin boards, message boards, job site, job listing, job posting, or any User's account with or without notice to any User, without liability to any User or any third-party.

 

7.                  You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account number and/or password. You are responsible for all uses of your account, whether or not authorized by You.

 

8.                  The Terms of Service will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Colombia, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence. Disputes arising from these Terms of Service shall be exclusively subject to the Federal Courts of the United States and/or the Courts of District of Colombia and jurisdiction for such disputes shall rest solely in District of Columbia, USA.

 

9.                  If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms of Service to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect.

 

10.              The Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of USPTO Examiners' successors, assigns and licensees.

 

11.              The Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between You and USPTO Examiners with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.

 

II. Terms of Service for Bulletin Boards / Message Board

 

1.                  Users alone are responsible for the contents of their Message Board postings and the consequences of any such Message Board postings.

 

2.                  You agree that you will not use Message Board for chain letters, junk mail, "spamming," solicitations (commercial or non-commercial) or any use of distribution lists to any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such a distribution. You further agree not to use Message Board to post any message(s) or material(s) that are inappropriate, unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene untruthful or otherwise objectionable in any manner or nature or that encourage conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation.

 

3.                  USPTO Examiners assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, mis-delivery, deletion, content, or failure to store Message Board postings.

 

4.                  You agree to use Message Board only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Message Board topic. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Message Board, you will not do any of the following:

a.                  Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, embarrass, threaten, cause distress or discomfort upon a third party, another USPTO Examiners Message Board’s participant or other individual or group or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;

b.                  Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any libel, slanderous, defamatory, infringing, vulgar, obscene, indecent, racially or ethnically hateful, including that pertaining to sexual orientation, or unlawful material or information;

c.                  Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;

d.                  Upload files that contain viruses, worms, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer;

e.                  Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters;

f.                    Download any file posted by another user of a Message Board that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;

g.                  Do not impersonate in USPTO Examiners Message Board any person, group, or organization; or

h.                  Do not post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation in USPTO Examiners Message Board, except in those areas that are designated for such a purpose. Do not intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law, while using or accessing USPTO Examiners Message Board or in connection with your use of USPTO Examiners Message Board in any manner.

5.                  You acknowledge that all Message Board postings are public and not private communications.

 

6.                  USPTO Examiners reserves the right for any reason to remove without notice any Message Board posting, but has no obligation to delete, block, remove, move, alter or refuse any Content for any reason, including, but not limited to violations of the terms of these Terms and Conditions or content that you may find objectionable or offensive.

 

7.                  This site may contain links to other websites which are completely independent of this website. USPTO Examiners is provided on an “As Is” bases without any warranties or guaranties of any kind, express or implied.  USPTO Examiners makes no representation or warranty or representations whatsoever with respect to the Content, services privacy practices, accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information or opinions contained in any such linked websites, and any link to another website shall not in any manner be construed as an endorsement of that website by us or of the products or services described therein.

 

8.                  Users of this website should not rely upon opinions expressed at this website when making business, financial, personal, career, or other decisions.  Additionally, we do not endorse the opinions of third-parties expressed on USPTO Examiners’ website or linked websites.

 

9.                  USPTO Examiners does not monitor any areas of the USPTO Examiners’ website.  However, USPTO Examiners reserves the right to monitor some, all, or no areas of USPTO Examiners’ website, including Message Board and Job Board for adherence to the TOU or other rules that may be published from time to time. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to distribute your content, USPTO Examiners is acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and USPTO Examiners is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any content or activities in a topic area.

 

10.              By posting to a Message Board or Job Board you agree that USPTO Examiners can display, modify, transmit, distribute or delete your posting without needing further permission from you. USPTO Examiners does not edit postings and is not responsible for the content of posted comments or images.  Postings may be removed by USPTO Examiners at any time at their sole discretion.

 

III. Disclaimers and Warranties

 

1.                  THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR GUARANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. USPTO EXAMINERS AND ITS AFFILIATES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. USPTO EXAMINERS AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OF THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR INFORMATION PROVIDED AND/OR POSTED BY USERS ON THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE.

 

2.                  USPTO EXAMINERS MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF USPTO EXAMINERS' WEBSITE, SERVICES, MESSAGE BOARD, JOB BOARD, REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION POSTED ON OR OBTAINED THROUGH USPTO EXAMINERS' WEBSITE, SERVICES, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARD, JOB BOARD, REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, SERVICES, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARD, JOB BOARD, REGARDING ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH USPTO EXAMINERS' WEBSITE, SERVICES, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARD, JOB BOARD, OR THAT USPTO EXAMINERS' SERVICES, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARD, JOB BOARD, WILL MEET ANY USER'S REQUIREMENTS, BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR FREE.

 

3.                  USPTO EXAMINERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR THE INFORMATION ON THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, OR THE INABILITY TO USE USPTO EXAMINERS' WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, RESULTING FROM ANY INFORMATION, GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH USPTO EXAMINERS' WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, RESULTING FROM THE INFORMATION PROVIDED OR POSTED BY THE USERS ON THE SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, OR LIBEL OR SLANDER INFORMATION, COMMENTS WRITTEN, OR VOCALIZED SOUNDS ON THE SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, OR LOSS OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF USER'S TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND/OR SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LIBEL AND/OR SLANDEROUS COMMENTS ON A USER, NON-USER, AND/OR THIRD PARTY, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF USPTO EXAMINERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

4.                  USPTO EXAMINERS AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR OR ANY OTHER COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, OR YOUR UPLOADING OR DOWNLOADING OF ANY DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, AUDIO OR OTHER MATERIALS, FROM THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING. IN NO EVENT SHALL USPTO EXAMINERS, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, INJURY, LOSS, CLAIM, OR ANY SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS OR LOST SAVINGS), WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH (A) ANY USE OF THE USPTO EXAMINERS’ WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES, POSTINGS, BULLETIN BOARDS, MESSAGE BOARDS, JOB SITE, JOB LISTING, JOB POSTING, OR CONTENT FOUND HEREIN, (B) ANY FAILURE OR DELAY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ANY COMPONENT OF THIS), OR (C) THE PERFORMANCE OR NON PERFORMANCE BY USPTO EXAMINERS OR ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OR DISTRIBUTORS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NON PERFORMANCE RESULTING FROM BANKRUPTCY, REORGANIZATION, INSOLVENCY, DISSOLUTION OR LIQUIDATION EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES TO SUCH PARTIES OR ANY OTHER PARTY.

 

5.                  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless USPTO Examiners, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, contractors, and agents from any and all third-party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, attorneys fees) arising from your use of USPTO Examiners' website, including services, postings, bulletin boards, message boards, job site, job listing, job posting, your use of tortuous conducts, comments, postings, words, including but not limited to libel or slanderous comments, made to another party through USPTO Examiners' website, including services, postings, bulletin boards, message boards, job site, job listing, job posting, your violation of the Terms of Service or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

 

6.                  You understand and expressly agree that your use of USPTO Examiners' website, including services, postings, bulletin boards, message boards, job site, job listing, job posting, are at your sole risk, that information posted, any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of USPTO Examiners' website, , including services, postings, bulletin boards, message boards, job site, job listing, job posting is at your own discretion and risk and that You will be solely responsible for any damage to a third-party, another user or nonuser due to the information You posted on the USPTO Examiners’ website, including services, postings, bulletin boards, message boards, job site, job listing, job posting Job Board, bulletin boards, Message Board, any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data.

 

IV. Confidentiality

 

YOUR CONFIDENTIAL USE OF THIS SITE CANNOT BE GUARANTEED BY US. WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY HARM THAT YOU OR ANY PERSON MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF A BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

 

V. Limitation of Damages

 

In no event will we, our officers, employees, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors or assigns be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, punitive or other consequential damages for the content in this website, any use of this website, or use of any other linked website, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. The term "damages" includes, without limitation, attorney fees, any lost profits, compensatory damages from litigation arising from your use of the website, business interruption and loss of programs or other data on your information handling system.

 

VI. Ownership

 

1.                  All rights, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in this website belong to us.  In addition, the names, images and other indicia identifying our products and services are our proprietary marks.  All other copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights referred to in this website belong to their respective owners.

 

2.                  You agree that if you submit suggestions, ideas, comments or questions or post any other information and Content on the USPTO Examiners’ website, you grant USPTO Examiners and its affiliates a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicenseable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such content in any form, media or technology. USPTO Examiners takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted or submitted by You.

 

VII. Linking to This Website.

 

Please feel free to link to this website. You may provide links to this website provided:

 

1.                  You do not remove or obscure the copyright notice, or other notices on this website,

 

2.                  You discontinue providing a link to this site if instructed to do so by us.

 

VIII. Copyright

 

1.         In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (see the U.S. Government Copyright Office Web page at http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/onlinesp), we are providing the following statement.

 

2.         If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a manner that constitutes infringement, please provide USPTO Examiners' copyright agent (contact@usptoxaminers.com) with the following information:

 

a.            An electronic signature of the person who is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

 

b.         A description of the location on the website of the material you claim is infringing;

 

c.         A description of the infringing material;

 

d.         A description of the copyrighted work you claim is being infringed;

 

e.         Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;

 

f.              A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the work that you claim is being infringed is protected by copyright and that its use is not licensed or authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

 

g.            A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notification to us is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 

3.         Please note that any misrepresentation of material facts will subject the offending party to claims for damages and attorneys’ fees.

 

USPTO Examiners' Copyright Agent:

Please contact: contact us 

 

 

IX. Miscellaneous

 

1.                  The section titles contained in the TOU are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

 

2.                  Please report any violations of the TOU to the following link:  

 

contact us 

X. Review of Communications and Content

 

USPTO Examiners and its designees may (but are not required to) review and monitor any information transmitted or received through the USPTO Examiners’ website and shall have the right (but not the duty) to censor, remove, edit, restrict or prohibit the transmission or receipt of any such information that USPTO Examiners deems, in its sole discretion, inappropriate or in violation of these Terms and Conditions. While monitoring and reviewing, the information may be examined, recorded or copied, and your use of the USPTO Examiners’ website constitutes your consent to such monitoring and review.

XI. Statutes of Limitations.

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising from or related to or these Terms and Conditions or access or use of the USPTO Examiners’ website must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or accrued or be forever barred.

 

XII. Injunctive Relief.

 

You acknowledge that a violation or attempted violation of any of these Terms and Conditions will cause such damage to USPTO Examiners as will be irreparable, the exact amount of which would be difficult to ascertain and for which there will be no adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, you agree that USPTO Examiners shall be entitled as a matter of right to an injunction issued by any court of competent jurisdiction, restraining such violation or attempted violation of these terms and conditions by you, or your affiliates, partners, or agents, as well as recover from you any and all costs and expenses sustained or incurred by USPTO Examiners in obtaining such an injunction, including, without limitation, reasonable attorney's fees. You agree that no bond or other security shall be required in connection with such injunction.

XIII. Additional Terms.

Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods and services and other uses of portions of the USPTO Examiners’ website, and you agree to abide by such other terms and conditions.

XVI. Waiver and Severability.

The failure of USPTO Examiners’ website to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms and Conditions shall be deemed severable. In the event that any provision is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

XV. Headings.

The headings used in these Terms and Conditions are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect the terms and conditions herein.

XVI. Entire Agreement.

These Terms and Conditions, together with any terms and conditions incorporated herein or referred to herein constitute the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except in writing or by making such amendments or modifications available on the USPTO Examiners’ website.

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