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Policy Concerning Infringement Claims and Repeat Infringers

Bradley will process and investigate proper notices of alleged copyright or other intellectual property infringement related to material on the Site or servers and will respond appropriately, following the guidelines of the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act and other applicable intellectual property laws. Under appropriate circumstances, Bradley will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material that is claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity. Bradley will, following appropriate investigation, terminate or disable access by repeat infringers. Claims of alleged copyright or other intellectual property infringement must be in writing and directed to Bradley’s designated agent, as set forth below.

Name of agent designated to receive notification of claimed infringement: Kelly Schrupp

Full address of designated agent to which notification should be sent:

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Attn: Director of Business Development & Marketing

One Federal Place
1819 5th Avenue N
Birmingham, AL 35203

Telephone number of designated agent: 205.521.8027

Facsimile number of designated agent: 205.488.6027

Email address of designated agent: kschrupp@bradley.com

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Disclaimer

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The materials on this Site have been prepared by us for informational purposes only, do not constitute legal advice, do not necessarily reflect our opinions or the opinions of any of our attorneys or clients, and are not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. This Site is not intended to create, and receipt or review of it does not create or constitute, an attorney-client relationship between you and us, and you should not act or rely on any information in this Site without seeking the advice of an attorney.

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Limitation of Liability

Bradley is not liable for any damages, including in contract, warranty, tort, product liability, or any other theory of liability, relating to your use of or inability to use the Site.

Revised March 3, 2017