Terms and Conditions
Welcome to schweitzlee.com (the "Website"). Use of this Website or any service rendered by Schweitz & Lee is subject to these terms and conditions ("Terms") set forth below. Access to this Website is an acknowledgement that you agree to be bound by these Terms. Schweitz & Lee reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notification, and your continued use of this Website thereafter will constitute agreement with such modifications.
Schweitz & Lee is a Republic of Korea (South Korea) based intellectual property consultancy firm. Schweitz & Lee is not a patent attorney firm under the laws of the Republic of Korea, and does not have the right to represent another party in front of the Korean Intellectual Property Office or any Korean court of Law. Any information given on this Website or through services rendered by Schweitz & Lee is to be considered as general opinion only and is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. You agree that Schweitz & Lee is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice and that you are solely responsible for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information or material provided on this Website or through any service rendered by Schweitz & Lee.
Location of Website Host
The host server for this Website is located in the United States of America.
The materials provided on this Website are provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Although we try to keep our Website current and accurate, you should not rely on this information or its applicability to any specific circumstances, or fitness for any purpose without first seeking professional advice. The information on this Website should in no way be taken as an indication of future developments or results. Schweitz & Lee makes no warranties, representations, or claims of any kind concerning the information available from, or the operation of, this Website. Schweitz & Lee and contributing authors expressly disclaim all liability to any person in respect of the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partly in reliance upon the use or contents of this Website. The information on this Website is subject to change without notice.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
All materials contained on this Website, and all intellectual property rights thereto, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks and trade names are owned by Schweitz & Lee. You agree not to copy, reproduce, republish, transmit, modify or distribute any of the materials contained on this Website, except for your personal, noncommercial use, without prior written approval of Schweitz & Lee.
Schweitz & Lee and its service providers have procedures in place to check whether the operation of this Website, including materials posted to it, or other Internet communications with Schweitz & Lee might have been compromised by malicious code. However, we cannot guarantee that such operation or communications are free of malicious code and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any such code.
Third Party Information and Links to Other Entities
This Website may provide links to a variety of other Internet resources and may provide access to third-party information. However, Schweitz & Lee is not responsible for any third party content, products or services that may be accessed through the Website and the availability of links on this Website to such third party content, products or services should not be construed as referrals to, or endorsements of, the linked entities or the content, products or services that they make available. Schweitz & Lee will remove any link from this Website upon request from the linked entity.
Contacting Schweitz & Lee
Persons contacting Schweitz & Lee through e-mail, or through the Internet e-mail facility provided on this Website, should not send confidential, privileged or sensitive information. E-mail communications in general cannot be considered secure or confidential and persons contacting Schweitz & Lee must first decide on the degree of sensitivity of the information to be transmitted before choosing the appropriate mode of communication. If the matter for which you need to contact Schweitz & Lee is very time-sensitive, please make use of the telephone contact information available on this Website. Descriptions of new inventions for which you have not yet filed an application with a patent office should under no circumstances be sent via regular e-mail. Note also that SSL e-mail communications cannot be considered entirely secure. Please contact us before sending this type of information so that we can agree on an appropriate mode of transmission. In general, we advice you to add a notification of confidentiality and proprietorship of the included information to all e-mail communications. While we aim to respond to any question submitted to us through the Website’s e-mail facility or through any other means of communication, Schweitz & Lee accepts no liability for failure to do so.
No Lawyer-Client Relationship
Schweitz & Lee is not an accredited patent attorney firm under the laws of the Republic of Korea. As such, Schweitz & Lee does not have the right to represent any other party in front of the Korean Intellectual Property Office or any court of law. Furthermore, this Website is not intended to be an offer to represent any person. The use of this site does not constitute any explicit or implied agreement of confidentiality on behalf of Schweitz & Lee. You hereby acknowledge that there exists no explicit or implicit agreement of confidentiality between yourself and Schweitz & Lee, unless a written agreement to this effect has been signed by both parties.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall Schweitz & Lee, its employees, or contributors to this Website be liable for any loss or injury, or any damages, whether direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential, or otherwise, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, resulting from or occasioned by your access to or use of this Website or the reliance on any service rendered by Schweitz & Lee.
You agree that you will not use this Website for any unlawful purpose or for any purpose prohibited by these Terms. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Schweitz & Lee, its partners and contributors from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys’ reasonable fees) related to your violation of these Terms.
Governing Law and Forum
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Korea.
Schweitz & Lee's failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
If any of these Terms is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, that shall not affect: (a) the legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other Term or (b) the legality, validity or enforceability in other jurisdictions of that Term or any other Term.
Schweitz & Lee reserves the right to vary or amend these Terms at any time. Any changes shall take effect upon posting to this Website.