Terms & Conditions
TDP Trademark & Design Protection is a trademark and design registration service provided by Forde Campbell LLC ("we", "us", "our"). This website enables our users to obtain trademark and design registration services in the UK and beyond (“Services”).
When you use this website, either to request Services or simply to visit the site, these Terms & Conditions shall apply. In the event you decide to use our Services you will be requested to click the button marked “I Accept” on the registration page to confirm your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these terms. Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully.
The content displayed or contained on this website contains general information only. Law relating to trademark and design protection changes constantly and any information contained in this website may not be updated to reflect current law. Similarly, any time periods stated are simply based on our experience and are not guaranteed. If you require further information or specific legal advice, please feel free to contact us.
The content of this website does not and is not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice nor should such transmission or receipt or content be construed as creating a client/solicitor relationship between us and you.
- Our legal status
FORDE CAMPBELL LLC is a limited company registered in the UK with registered company number NI611989, whose registered office is at 26 English Street, Downpatrick, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, BT30 6AB, United Kingdom. We are regulated by the Law Society of Northern Ireland. A list of members together with those non-members designated as directors is open to inspection at the registered office.
- Your legal status
Should you decide to use our Services then you will be warranting that you are 18 years of age or over and that you have legal capacity to enter into a binding contract.
- Agreement with us
If you elect to use our Services then we shall allocate one of our lawyers or a dedicated trade mark specialist of our choice to carry out the services for you.
In the event that you order a particular Service from us using this website then we will acknowledge receipt of your order. Please note that acknowledgement of your order does not constitute acceptance of your request or order. All orders placed by you will be subject to final acceptance by us and confirmation of prices which will always be confirmed in writing and usually by email (Order Confirmation”). Once we have issued an Order Confirmation we will we have entered into a binding agreement with you.
- Prices and Payment
4.1 The price that is charged by us for any of the Services is as published on this website (subject always to any obvious publishing errors) or as may be notified to you in writing in the Order Confirmation. Please note that any application fee rates given are on the basis of an unopposed application. Any additional work done on your behalf in dealing with oppositions to any application (whether raised by the examiner or third parties) will be charged in line with this firm’s hourly rates. Our hourly rates will be notified to you before we agree to undertake any opposition work on your behalf. We are happy to discuss any aspects of our fees and charges with you at any time.
4.2 All prices quoted exclude VAT, which may or may not be applicable.
4.3 Prices may change from time to time in accordance with our revised published rates but any changes will not affect orders confirmed.
4.4 Payment for all on-line services must be by credit or debit card or by bank transfer.
You have a right to a refund of fees if you send us written confirmation that you wish to cancel your order within 24 hours from the time we issue the Order Confirmation subject always to the condition that we have not incurred any cost outlays (e.g. registry application fees) on your behalf. If we have incurred costs then the right to a refund will not apply. Written confirmation of any cancellation must be made by post or fax and NOT email. No other method of communication will be accepted.
Unless indicated to the contrary, copyright and other intellectual property rights in the content on this site are owned by or licensed to us. Except as provided by any relevant legal provision, no part of this content may be reproduced, adapted, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. You may do the following with the content on this site, unless otherwise indicated:
- store a reproduction of the content on your local computer for the sole purpose of viewing the content; and
- print hard copies of the content for informational, non-commercial use.
All other rights are reserved.
- Intellectual Property Rights Notice
All trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos contained on this website belong to their respective owners.
- Identity and disclosure requirements
We are required by money laundering legislation to verify your identity and we can accept orders for Services only on the basis that you can properly identify yourself to us. If we do not receive sufficient evidence of identity, we will not be able to act. We also reserve the right to decline the receipt of large sums of money in cash.
- Our Liability
We hereby warrant that any Services provided by us and for which you have paid will be provided by us with reasonable skill and attention. These Terms & conditions only apply to exclude or limit any liability to the extent permitted by law: without limitation, nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for (a) any death or personal injury caused by our negligence or (b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or (c) any matter which is either illegal or excluded by any provision of law.
Where, in relation to any loss, you have causes of action against both us and against third parties, we shall only be liable to you for our share of the responsibility (which, in any case, shall not exceed the amount detailed above).
Save where imposed by law, we do not accept responsibility to any third parties in relation to the matter on which we are instructed by you. To the extent that the law nonetheless imposes on us such responsibility to any third parties, our liability to them shall be limited in accordance with this section.
We shall not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or expenses suffered by you, howsoever caused, and including, without limitation, loss of anticipated profits, goodwill reputation, business receipts or contracts, or losses or expenses resulting from third party claims.
- Force Majeure
We shall not be liable for delay in performing the Services or for failure so to perform if the delay or failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including acts of God, fire, explosion, war, terrorism, embargo, and any governmental action (Force Majeure Event).
- Website content (limitation and exclusions)
Changes are made periodically to the content, and the content could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. We may make changes to the content without notice: alternatively, the content may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update any content. The content of this website is provided "as is" without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, we exclude, to the fullest extent permissible by applicable law any and all representations, warranties, conditions, and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions of law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for these Terms & Conditions, might have effect in relation to the site.
We do not warrant or represent that the website or the site’s content or websites to which this site is linked will not cause damage, or are free from any computer virus or any other defects or errors. To the maximum extent permitted by law we exclude liability to any and all users of the website or content for any loss or damage however caused resulting from any use of the website or content.
- Links to This Site
We reserve the right to refuse applications to link to our website from people or organisations that we consider unsuitable. For further information or to request permission to link to our website please contact us.
- Links to Third Party Sites
The website may contain links that make it easy for you to visit other people's websites. We do not have any control over these websites and have not necessarily reviewed them or approved of or endorse their content. If you use these links to visit a website operated by someone else, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which users have provided while visiting such websites or any content that it contains. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
If you think that the contents of any of the websites we have linked to are offensive, illegal or inappropriate, please let us know and we will review whether we should maintain that link.
- Governing Law
The content on this website resides on a server in the United Kingdom. The law applicable to use of the content and to disputes arising out of the content is subject to the laws and courts of Northern Ireland.