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FutureU Copyright and Trademark Information

By Claude Whitmyer
Copyright © 1997-2011 by the Author. All rights reserved. Published by FutureU.

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This page contains information on FutureU material that is protected by copyright, including instructions on how to obtain permission to use copyrighted materials and information on the use and attribution of FutureU 's trademarks.

  1. INTRODUCTION. The University of the Future, LLC, aka FutureU™, maintains this Web site as a service to its clients, associates, and members. We invite you to visit frequently to browse through our pages and download and copy materials for your personal use, subject to the restrictions outlined below.

  2. NO WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Information and documents provided on this Web site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement. FutureU™ uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Web site; it does not, however, make any warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. FutureU™ periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the information and documents on this Web site without notice. FutureU accepts no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of our Web site. Your use of this Web site is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall FutureU,™ its members, subcontractors, suppliers, or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Web site's contents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising from your access to, or use of, this Web site.

  3. LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES. This Web site contains links to third-party Web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of FutureU,™ and FutureU™ is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. FutureU is providing these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by FutureU.™

  4. APPLICABLE LAWS. This Web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by FutureU™ from its offices within the state of California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing this Web site both you and FutureU™ agree that the statutes and laws of the state of California, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Web site. FutureU™ makes no representation that materials on the Web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

  5. POLICIES ON USE OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS AND LOGOS

    1. PERSONAL USE OF FUTUREU WEB SITE DOCUMENTS. FutureU™ hereby authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print FutureU™ documents (such as columns, white papers, press releases, data sheets and FAQs) that are available on this Web site, subject to the following conditions:

      1. The documents may be used solely for personal, noncommercial, and informational purposes.

      2. The documents may not be modified.

      3. The following copyright notice and permission notice must appear in each document: "Copyright © #### (where #### is the current year) The University of the Future, LLC. All rights reserved. FutureU™ documents available from this Web site are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international treaties."

      4. Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.

      5. You may not reproduce, copy or redistribute the design or layout of the FutureU™ Web site, individual elements of the Web site design, or FutureU™ logos without the express written permission of The University of the Future, LLC


    2. COMMERCIAL USE OF FUTUREU WEB SITE MATERIALS AND SCREEN SHOTS. Reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on the FutureU™ Web site, including without limitation the design or layout of the FutureU™ Web site, individual elements of the Web site design, FutureU™ materials, documents, or FAQs, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of FutureU.™

      1. Permission is granted only when certain limited criteria are met. To request such permission please send email us at query@futureu.com with the word permission in the subject line, and include the following information in the body of the message:

        1. the FutureU™ Web site content you wish to use
        2. where and how will it be used (for example, a book cover, an advertisement, or a brochure)
        3. where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience
        4. how many copies will be produced and distributed
        5. when you intend to publish
        6. what other non- FutureU™ materials will be associated with the FutureU™ content
        7. your name, title, company, address, email address, and phone number


      2. We will evaluate your request as soon as possible. FutureU™ reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material.


    3. LICENSED LOGO USE

      1. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of FutureU™ logos is strictly prohibited without written permission from FutureU.™

    4. TRADEMARKS

      1. PERMITTED USE OF FUTUREU TRADEMARKS. FutureU™ trademarks identify FutureU™ products and services and let the public know the source of those products and services. You may make fair use of our trademarks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referring to our products and services (for example, in a magazine article) without our permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper attribution. Other uses require our written permission. Please make such requests by email at query@futureu.com with the word permission in the subject line. We will evaluate your request as soon as possible.

        In addition, you may not use FutureU™ trademarks, whether design or word marks, in the following ways:

        1. in a non- FutureU™ product name or publication title
        2. in, as, or as part of, your own trademarks
        3. to identify products or services that are not FutureU 's
        4. in a manner likely to cause confusion
        5. in a manner that implies inaccurately that we sponsor or endorse, or are otherwise connected with, your own activities, products, and services
        6. in a manner that disparages The University of the Future, LLC or any of its members.


      2. PROPER ATTRIBUTION OF FUTUREU TRADEMARKS. When you use our trademarks, please include the following brief statement attributing the trademarks to FutureU™: "FutureU™ and the FutureU™ graphic logos are registered trademarks of The University of the Future, LLC in the United States and other countries. [List other FutureU™ product names used in your document] are also trademarks of The University of the Future, LLC, which may be registered in other countries."

        FUTUREU TRADEMARKS registered in the United States and other countries:

        • The University of the Future
        • FutureU
        • Good Work
        • Good Work Guidance
        • The Center for Good Work
        • Meaningful Work
        • Meaningful Work Career Guidance
        • Good Business
        • Good Business Advice
        • The Center for Good Business

        FUTUREU TRADENAMES registered in the United States and other countries:

        • FutureU
        • The University of the Future
        • Good Work
        • Good Work Guidance
        • The Center for Good Work
        • Meaningful Work
        • Meaningful Work Career Guidance
        • Good Business
        • Good Business Advice
        • The Center for Good Business

        The above lists are not exhaustive - FutureU™ may own other trademarks, logos, and tradenames that are not included here.

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    phone: 415-648-2667 — fax:  415-520-5416
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