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BECOMING A CLIENT
You will only become a client of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic at Yale Law School if you have entered into a written engagement letter agreement with the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic. You do not become a client of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic by submitting your application to become a client to the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic. The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic must first accept your application in its discretion and you and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic must first enter into a written engagement letter agreement for you to become a client of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic. The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic may not accept you as a client.
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As provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), we have designated the following individual for notification of potential copyright infringement regarding the Site:
Visiting Clinical Associate Prof. Sven Riethmueller,
Yale Law School
Room 206, 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Electronic Mail: Sven.Riethmueller@yale.edu
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No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from Yale Law School or through the Site or any Content will create any warranty not expressly made herein. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Site and hyperlinked web sites or any Content, including without limitation any Third Party Content. No oral or written information or advice given by Yale Law School or its authorized representatives shall create a warranty or in any way increase the scope of this warranty. Without limiting the foregoing, Yale Law School is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Third Party Content posted on the Site or linked to from the Site.
The Site may provide educational information and resources. By providing this educational information, Yale Law School is not providing legal advice, and no attorney-client relationship is formed. In order to receive legal advice from the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic at Yale Law School, you will need to apply to the Clinic to become client. You will only become a client of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic at Yale Law School if you have entered into a written engagement letter agreement with the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic. The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic may not accept you as a client.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Yale Law School and its employees, faculty, staff, affiliates, vendors, licensors and other third parties mentioned on the Site, and any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site or Content, are neither responsible nor liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, loss of good will, loss of business or revenue, lost data, or business interruption) arising out of relating in any way to the Site or any Content, or information contained within the Site, and/or any hyperlinked website, or your access to or use of, or inability to access or use, the Site or Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory and whether or not advised or the possibility of such damages. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Site, services and/or hyperlinked web sites is to stop using the Site and/or those services, whether or not Yale Law School has been informed of the possibility of such damage, even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.
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The limitations of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between Yale Law School and you.
CONTROLLING LAW AND JURISDICTION
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic at Yale Law School
Yale Law School
Attention: Prof. Sven Riethmueller
Room 206, 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Tel.: (866) 257-4303
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