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THE ALABAMA STATE BAR REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMER: No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

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This website is operated by DeWayne Pope, LLC, a law firm providing legal services to innovative creators, entrepreneurs, and small businesses. By using this website, you are agreeing to these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy

Website Content

The content of this website is for your general education and information purposes, and does not provide legal advice. By visiting this site, you are not a client or customer of DeWayne Pope, LLC. Please seek advice of counsel or whatever professional services you need for your situation.


DeWayne Pope, LLC does not provide any warranty or guarantee that the information contained on this site is accurate or complete. The information on this site may contain errors. DeWayne Pope, LLC disclaims any liability from such errors, to the extent allowed by the law.

Your use of the content on this site is at your own risk. DeWayne Pope, LLC does not guarantee any results from using this content. It is your responsibility to do your own research and obtain any professional, legal, financial, or other help that you may need for your situation.

This site may link to other websites. Links are not an endorsement of the other website, unless specifically stated. DeWayne Pope, LLC has no responsibility for content on any linked websites.

This site may contain reviews, recommendations, testimonials, or endorsements of other businesses, individuals, events, materials (such as books), products, services, or websites. DeWayne Pope, LLC will clearly disclose if it receives an affiliate percentage, free product, free service, discount, or any other compensation for a review.

The content of this site may change at any time, without notice.

No Attorney-Client Relationship

Your use of this website does not establish an attorney-client relationship. If you contact DeWayne Pope, LLC, or its attorneys, using this website or any means recommended on this website, such contact does not establish an attorney-client relationship.

Communications Through Website

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You may contribute content to this site in the form of comments on blog posts.

The comments feature is intended to facilitate an educational and informative conversation about the topics on this site. Such conversations are not a substitute for professional, legal, financial, or other advice, and do not make you a client of DeWayne Pope, LLC.

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  • DeWayne Pope, LLC may moderate, edit, or delete comments at any time, at its sole discretion.

  • DeWayne Pope, LLC may ban comment authors at any time, at its sole discretion.

 

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You understand that and agree that any liability, loss or damage that occurs as a result of the use of any submitted content is solely your responsibility. DeWayne Pope, LLC is not responsible for any public display or misuse of your content. DeWayne Pope, LLC does not, and cannot, prescreen or monitor all user content. However, at our discretion, we, or technology we employ, may monitor and/or record your interactions with the Site or with other users.

Copyright Complaints & Copyright Agent


DMCA Take-Down Notices.  If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe, in good faith, that any materials provided on the Service infringe upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (see 17 U.S.C 512) (“DMCA”) by sending the following information in writing to the our designated copyright agent at: 

 

DeWayne Pope

2100 1st Avenue North, Suite 600

Birmingham, AL 35203
 

  1. The date of your notification;

  2. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

  3. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

  4. A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information sufficient to enable us to locate such work

  5. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and/or email address

  6. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

  7. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

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Limitation of Damages

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