Terms of Use (Legal)

Latest version: January 18, 2018

Keisen Associates (“We”) posts these Terms of Use to establish and clarify how we are and are not responsible for your use of https://keisenassociates.com (“Website,” including the blog “Patents and Paper” and “Gateway to Asia”). Use of the Website and the services provided through it constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. We incorporate herein our Privacy Policy, which also governs use of information about you gained through the Website, here.

Your access and use of this Website constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use, and acceptance of our Privacy Policy. ANY USE OF THIS SITE WILL CONSTITUTE ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE TOS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

Purpose and Limitations of Website

This Website and its components are offered to provide information about, and services for, intellectual property prosecution (particularly in Japan and other parts of Asia, as well as in the United States).

We aim to provide accurate and clear information to you and make a good-faith effort to provide information and services useful for intellectual property rights prosecution, but our Website is not perfect. It is not necessarily constantly up to date. We make no representation or guarantee about the timeliness or accuracy of the information. We are not to be considered liable for for errors or omissions that this Website makes. This site shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the site, and shall not be responsible or liable for any error or omissions in that information. The information provided is not intended to be taken as legal counsel.


We offer this Website as-is and as-available, with no guarantee that it will always be available. We make no representations about the completeness or accuracy of the information and disclaim warranty and liability for express or implied warranties (including for merchantability and appropriateness for any give purpose), under special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, or under tort or any other legal theory. This includes our disclaimer of any implied warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement of third-party rights.

We do not warrant that this Website will be uninterrupted or free from errors, that any particular information sought will be provided, or that the Website (or servers or computers connected to it) this Website or the computers hosting this Website are or shall be free of computer viruses or other harmful elements. You expressly assume any and all risk regarding the quality and performance of this Website, as received by you.

We will not be liable for damages except as determined by legal courts, and our maximum liability, except as prescribed by legal courts, shall not exceed the amount paid by you to us for the matter over which damages are claimed.
Also, we may include links to third-party content on our website, but such links do not constitute any claim on our part of the appropriateness or accuracy of the content on such third-party websites.

Intellectual Property Infringement

If you believe your intellectual property rights are being infringed by any content on the Website, please contact us as soon as possible at usmail@keisenassociates.com and identify the apparently infringing content, location, and any other information you believe will help us to resolve the issue smoothly.

Financial Information

We use a secure external site if you make payments to us through the Website for services. Your information is kept secure by that party. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.


You agree to indemnify and hold free from liability Keisen Associates, its affiliates, partners, officers, subsidiaries, parents, employees, and agents for any and all claims, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) that may arise from your use of this Website or any violation of these Terms of Use.
Changes to these the Terms of Use

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may update these Terms of Use from time to time and indicate the latest update at the top of the page. Your use of this Website after the update constitutes your agreement to our updated Terms of Use. (If you wish to see what has changed from version to version, please contact us.)

If any portion of these Terms are deemed unenforceable, the rest of the Terms shall remain in force to the extent permitted by law.

If you have questions or concerns about these Terms of Use, we welcome your inquiries or comments at usmail@keisenassociates.com, or by telephone at 1.215.701.6349.

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