(2invent.com) AFFILIATE PROGRAM OPERATING AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) contains
all of the terms and conditions, except as otherwise expressly provided herein
regarding your participation in the 2invent.com Affiliate Program (the
“Affiliate Program”) offered by PATACCO Publishing, a Mississippi company… since
1. 2invent.com Affiliate Program
– 2invent.com is the company website for W.J. Scott Murphy, d/b/a/ PATACCO
Publishing… and offers a variety of easy to use and understand, do-it-yourself
workbooks for FILING U.S. Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights. All books include
such things as the applications that will be needed, samples and illustrations,
and even help-lines. Each book comes with a 30 day money back guarantee, as well
as free assistance from the Author, W.J. Scott Murphy.
2invent.com conducts business
through its World Wide Web Site located at
(the “Site”). Under this Agreement, your World Wide Web Site that has been
designated by you in your 2invent.com Affiliate Program Membership Application
and accepted by 2invent.com as the “Affiliate Site” will be electronically
linked to the Site.
2. Enrolling in the Affiliate
Program – To enroll in the 2invent .com Affiliate Program, complete the
2invent.com Affiliate Program Membership Application form located on the Site.
Your submission of the Affiliate Program Application constitutes your consent to
the terms and provisions of this Agreement. 2invent.com will review your
completed Application and will promptly notify you, via e-mail, if your
Affiliate Site has been accepted for participation in the Affiliate Program.
2invent.com has the right to reject your Application at our sole discretion if
we determine that your Site’s participation would be unsuitable for the
Affiliate Program for any reason. If we reject your Application, you may reapply
at any time.
3. 2invent.com Link – Once your
Affiliate Program Application is accepted, we will make available to you
2invent.com Links, which can be accessed through a reporting site at
Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, you may display the 2invent.com
Links on your Affiliate Site as often and in as many areas as you desire. The
2invent.com Links will consist of one or more text or graphic images provided by
us at 2invent.com, containing the 2invent.com logo and establishing a link that
will connect visitors to your Affiliate Site directly with 2invent.com… when
they click on a 2invent.com Link. The 2invent.com Links are subject to change
from time to time at our sole discretion.
4. Your Responsibility For
2invent.com Links – You agree to promptly post a 2invent.com Link to your
Affiliate Site within thirty (30) days after it is made available to you. In
using the 2invent.com Links, you agree that you will fully cooperate with us in
order to establish and maintain one or more electronic links that directly
connect your Affiliate Site’s visitors to the Site. You agree to display one or
more 2invent.com Links prominently in relevant sections of your Affiliate Site.
You agree that you will display on your Affiliate Site only those 2invent.com
Links that are provided by 2invent.com to you, and you will substitute such
2invent.com Links with any new 2invent.com Links provided by 2invent.com from
time to time. You will not modify a 2invent.com Link in any manner without our
expressed written consent. 2invent.com has the right to monitor your Affiliate
Site at any time to determine your compliance with this Agreement, and take any
action 2invent.com deems appropriate, in its sole discretion, in the event of
In posting the 2invent.com
Links, you may not recommend, endorse, solicit, refer or otherwise do any act
which would have the effect of affirmatively influencing the selection by any
visitor to your Affiliate Site (of any books and/or services provided through
2invent.com’s web site).
5. Additional Affiliate Site
a) You will be solely
responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of your Affiliate
Site and for all materials that appear on your Affiliate Site, including
maintenance of the electronic links to the Site and the immediate repair of any
“broken” links. We disclaim all liability for all such matters.
b) You are solely responsible
for ensuring that your Affiliate Site complies with all applicable laws and
regulations, including, but not limited to, all trademark, trade name,
copyright, and state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws and
c) You must have expressed
written permission to use another party’s trademarks or trade names, copyrighted
or other proprietary material, or any deceptively similar version of them, on
your Affiliate Site, in a meta tag or other similar search engine ranking device
on your Affiliate Site or web pages under your control. We will not be
responsible if you misuse another party’s trademarks, trade names, copyrighted
or other proprietary material.
d) Except as expressly
authorized by us in this Agreement, you agree not to make any representations,
warranties (expressed or implied), or other statements concerning 2invent.com,
our Site, our Site policies, etc., including, but not limited to, any
representations, warranties, or statements which state or imply that a visitor
to your Affiliate Site will receive or obtain a U.S. patent, trademark, or
copyright, or which in any way relate to the terms, conditions, or other
attributes, of any other books on or about intellectual property, or any other
such materials or services offered by any other websites, companies, or
e) You may not use any computer
or other electronic device to send an unsolicited advertisement (also known as
“spamming”) to an electronic mail address of an individual with whom you lack a
preexisting and ongoing business or personal relationship unless you have
received an expressed written consent/permission from that individual.
f) Notwithstanding your
obligation to place 2invent.com Links on your Affiliate Site, you will not
provide any recommendation or endorsement of 2invent.com on your Affiliate Site,
or on any meta tags or other similar search engine ranking devices, or any other
web pages that you maintain or control, without our expressed written consent.
g) You may not create, publish,
distribute, or permit any written material that makes reference to us.
Additionally, except for the use of 2invent.com Links as provided in this
h) Your Affiliate Site shall not
contain any content that is in any way unlawful, harmful, obscene, harassing, or
racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable.
i) You shall comply with all of
the terms and provisions contained in this Agreement as modified from time to
time by 2invent.com.
j) You may not change the URL
for your Affiliate Site from the URL submitted on your 2invent.com Affiliate
Program Membership Application or add 2invent.com Links to other web sites
without 2invent.com’s prior written consent.
k) You may not, under any
circumstances, charge visitors to your Affiliate Site any fee or compensation
for access to 2invent.com’s products or services through a 2invent.com link or
l) You may not use “unbranded”
or “generic” links on your Affiliate Site that link to our Site.
m) You will comply with all
additional rules and obligations of the Affiliate Program set forth in this
Agreement, as the same may be modified, from time to time, by notice to you from
2invent.com as set forth in section 17 below. Any amendments or modifications
shall be incorporated herein by reference.
6. PATACCO License – During the term of this Agreement,
2invent.com grants you a nontransferable, non-exclusive, revocable right to a)
access the Site through the 2invent.com Links solely in accordance with the
terms of this Agreement, and b) solely in connection with 2invent.com Links, to
use our logo’s, trademarks, trade names, service marks, and other intellectual
properties contained in the 2invent.com Links (collectively, the “2invent.com
Marks”). We may revoke this license at any time by giving you a notice pursuant
to the provisions of Section 17 of this Agreement, whereupon you will
immediately remove all 2invent.com Marks from your Affiliate Site and other web
pages under your control or direction. Except for the licensing rights granted
above, 2invent.com retains all other ownership and proprietary rights and
interests in and to the 2invent.com Marks and all related goodwill. You may not
use the 2invent.com Marks or other 2invent.com intellectual property for any
other purpose except as contemplated by this Agreement without the prior written
consent of 2invent.com. 2invent.com has the right to review and approve in
advance the nature and quality of the way in which you intend to use the
2invent.com Marks and the form of the 2inven.com Marks so used, and you agree to
comply with the directions of 2invent.com in this regard. You agree not to use
the 2invent.com Marks in any manner that is disparaging or that otherwise
portrays 2invent.com in a negative light. You acknowledge that the 2invent.com
Marks are owned by 2invent.com. In addition, you will not at any time during the
term of this Agreement or thereafter, directly or indirectly, contest or assist
any other company, organization, or person, in contesting the validity of
2invent.com Marks or the right, title, and interest of 2invent.com to use
2invent.com Marks. You agree that all use of the 2invent.com Marks will inure to
the benefit of 2invent.com and that you will have no rights in the 2invent.com
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