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Intellectual Property Notices

All images, text, sound, photos, custom graphics, button icons, the collection and compilation and assembly, and the overall “look and feel” and distinctiveness of the website and emails constitute trade dress and the property of the David L. Ekins and Paula L. Ekins Trust and/or the Trustees of the Ekins 1990 Family Trust Dated June 11, 1990 (collectively, “Ekins Family”). The absence on the website or emails of a product or service name, slogan, or logo does not constitute a waiver of any trademarks or other intellectual property rights relating to such name or logo. All other product names, company names, marks, logos, and symbols that may appear on the website or emails from the site may be the trademarks and the property of their respective owners. Any use of such names, marks etc. of others is solely for purposes of telling the story of Dave and Bud Ekins, and does not imply any endorsement of this site, and/or any goods or services of this site.

By use of this site:

You agree that the Services available on the website and in emails are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by the Ekins Family, either in these Terms of Use or otherwise, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from the information, services, or products. As noted in these Terms of Use, you may print or download one copy of any page or portion of a page from the website and emails for your own personal use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Systematic retrieval of information, Services or products from the website or emails to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from the Ekins Family is prohibited. In addition, use of any material on this site or in any email from the Ekins Family, and/or any information, Services or products offered or provided on this site for any purpose not expressly permitted in these Terms of Use is prohibited. For information on requesting such written permission, please contact the Ekins Family directly using the email option under “Contact Us”


All comments, feedback, information, and materials submitted to the Ekins Family site through the website or emails (“Submissions”) will be considered and become non-confidential property and the property of Bud and Dave Ekins.com(the Ekins Family). By providing a Submission to Bud and Dave Ekins.com you grant at no charge, a royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide right and license (with the right to sublicense) to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, and perform your Submission in any media. You acknowledge that you warrant that you have the power to submit and own all right title and interest to the Submissions you provide and that such Submissions comply with all laws and regulations, are reliable and appropriate and that you are responsible for and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Ekins Family for any and all damages caused to the Ekins Family by the Submissions that you provide.