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New York Office Terms of Use

Introduction

The content of this website is intended to convey general information about Atsumi & Sakai New York LLP ("A&S New York", "we", "our", or "us"). To assist you in using our Website, and to ensure a clear understanding of the relationship arising from your use of our Site and the services we may offer through our Site, we have created (i) these Terms of Use (the "Terms") and (ii) a Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy explains how we treat personal information that you provide to us through the Site, and our Terms govern your use of our Site.

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE SITE.  BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OUR SITE.

Agreement

These Terms govern your use of the Website.  Please read these Terms carefully; as they impose legal obligations on you and on A&S New York, and establish our legal relationship.  By using our services or accessing our Website, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood these Terms and agree to be legally bound by them.

Grant of Rights to Site Users

Provided you comply with these Terms and our Privacy Policy, we grant you the right to access all areas of the Website for purposes of (i) learning more about our services; (ii) registering to receive alerts, e-vites, e-announcements and other materials; (iii) registering for A&S New York presentations and other events; and (iv) exchanging information in accordance with the functionality provided by our Site (collectively, "Permitted Purposes").  In addition, we grant you the right to print out a reasonable number of pages from our Website, and circulate to interested parties a copy of those pages, provided that (a) you use – and ensure that others with whom you share copies use – the print-outs only for Permitted Purposes, and (b) you retain on these print-outs any copyright notices or other proprietary notices as they appear on our Website.  Apart from these express rights to use our Site and print out Site content for Permitted Purposes, you may not use, copy, modify, distribute, or access our Website, or any materials that we have made available on the Site.

A&S New York's Ownership and Reservation of Rights

All information, software, artwork, text, video, audio, pictures, logos, and other content on the Website, including all associated intellectual property rights, are the property of A&S New York and its licensors, and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws, or are included based on principles of "fair use."  A&S New York retains all rights with respect to the Website except those granted to you in these Terms in the Grant of Rights to Site Users section above.

Code of Conduct

As a condition to your use of the Website, you agree to follow our Code of Conduct set out below.  Under this Code, you will not:

  • Use the Website in a manner that could disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website.
  • Seek to obtain access to any materials or information through "hacking" or through any other means that we have not intentionally made available to you through the Website.
  • Submit material that is intentionally false, defamatory, unlawfully threatening, illegal, or unlawfully harassing.
  • Transmit materials through the Website that you know or should know contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, malware, exploits, root kits, keyloggers, malicious software, adware, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer-programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information.
  • Infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy, or electronic materials – such as music, videos, games, images, and text in electronic form – that can easily be copied, modified and sent over networks (such as the Internet).  These materials may not be transmitted over the Website without the copyright owner's permission, or without a legitimate "fair use" justification for the transmittal. 

We reserve the right at any time to terminate or suspend your access to the Website if you engage in activities that we conclude, in our discretion, breach our Code of Conduct.

Disclaimers and Notices

Materials on this Site have been prepared by A&S New York for informational purposes only and do not constitute advertising, a solicitation or legal advice.  The Website should not be relied upon for legal advice; nor does this Website or your use of it create an attorney-client relationship between you and A&S New York.  This Website is not an offer or agreement to represent you.

A&S New York EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE. 

We make no warranties, representations or claims with respect to any of the information on this website. We try to maintain current information, but do not guarantee the currency, accuracy or completeness of the information.

USE OF THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.  Any email sent to A&S New York or its lawyers at the e-mail addresses listed on this Website will not create an attorney-client relationship and will not be confidential.  Please be further advised that making an inquiry through this Website, registering for a seminar, requesting email alerts or sending email or other correspondence to A&S New York or any of its attorneys will not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send us information you regard as confidential unless we establish a formal attorney-client relationship with you.  By sending sensitive or confidential email messages that are not encrypted, you accept the risks of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality.

With respect to our services, prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

A&S New York does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this Website in a state or other jurisdiction where this Website does not comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state or jurisdiction.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR NEGLIGENCE, WILL A&S NEW YORK BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) THAT ARISE OUT OF OR ARE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

A&S New York denies responsibility or liability for damages which may result from your access to or use of information on this website.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold A&S New York and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, and employees harmless from any liability to third parties, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your breach of these Terms.

Third Party Sites

Some links within this website lead you to other sites.  Those other sites are provided for your convenience.  Our links to those sites are not an endorsement of them or approval of content on them.  A&S New York does not have control over those sites and is not responsible for their content; we do not verify or warrant the information on them.  If you go to any such other site, you assume any risk of doing so; and you will be subject to the terms, conditions of use and privacy policies of the third-party site.

General

If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.  Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe, or describe the scope or extent of such section.  A&S New York's failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.  This agreement and the terms and conditions contained herein set forth the entire understanding and agreement between A&S New York and you with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede any prior or contemporaneous understanding, whether written or oral.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please contact A&S New York by email at

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