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An "all persons fictitious" disclaimer in a work of media is one which states that the persons portrayed in it are not based on real people.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is an independent authority of the Australian government.
A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.
In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury.
In the law of inheritance, wills and trusts, a disclaimer of interest (also called a renunciation) is an attempt by a person to renounce their legal right to benefit from an inheritance (either under a will or through intestacy) or through a trust.
In tort law, a duty of care is a legal obligation which is imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others.
An email disclaimer is a disclaimer, notice or warning which is added to an outgoing email and forms a distinct section which is separate from the main message.
Errors and omissions excepted (E&OE) is a phrase used in an attempt to reduce legal liability for potentially incorrect or incomplete information supplied in a contractually related document such as a quotation or specification.
An estate, in common law, is the net worth of a person at any point in time alive or dead.
Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic, fic or ff) is fiction about characters or settings from an original work of fiction, created by fans of that work rather than by its creator.
Inheritance is the practice of passing on property, titles, debts, rights, and obligations upon the death of an individual.
Intestacy is the condition of the estate of a person who dies without having made a valid will or other binding declaration.
The United Kingdom has three legal systems, each of which applies to a particular geographical area.
A license (American English) or licence (British English) is an official permission or permit to do, use, or own something (as well as the document of that permission or permit).
Mandatory disclaimers are government-mandated messages that describe what a product is not or does not do that sellers must include in their advertising.
Negligence (Lat. negligentia) is a failure to exercise appropriate and or ethical ruled care expected to be exercised amongst specified circumstances.
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
A patent application is a request pending at a patent office for the grant of a patent for the invention described and claimed by that application.
In a patent or patent application, the claims define, in technical terms, the extent, i.e. the scope, of the protection conferred by a patent, or the protection sought in a patent application.
Patent prosecution describes the interaction between applicants and their representatives, and a patent office with regard to a patent, or an application for a patent.
Product liability is the area of law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public are held responsible for the injuries those products cause.
Under United States patent law a prosecution disclaimer is a statement made by a patent applicant during examination of a patent application which can limit the scope of protection provided by the resulting patent.
Prosecution history estoppel, also known as file-wrapper estoppel, is a term used to indicate that a person who has filed a patent application, and then makes narrowing amendments to the application to accommodate the patent law, may be precluded from invoking the doctrine of equivalents to broaden the scope of their claims to cover subject matter ceded by the amendments.
In public relations and communication science, publics are groups of individual people, and the public (a.k.a. the general public) is the totality of such groupings.
The Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act is a 1970 federal law in the United States designed to limit the practice of smoking.
Regulation is an abstract concept of management of complex systems according to a set of rules and trends.
Risk is the potential of gaining or losing something of value.
The rule against perpetuities is a rule in the Anglo-American common law that prevents people from using legal instruments (usually a deed or a will) to exert control over the ownership of property for a time long beyond the lives of people living at the time the instrument was written.
A safe harbor is a provision of a statute or a regulation that specifies that certain conduct will be deemed not to violate a given rule.
Target Australia (formerly Lindsay's and later Lindsay's Target) is a mid-price department store chain owned by Wesfarmers.
A tax (from the Latin taxo) is a mandatory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or other legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund various public expenditures.
Toxicity class refers to a classification system for pesticides that has been created by a national or international government-related or -sponsored organization.
Uncertainty has been called "an unintelligible expression without a straightforward description".
The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom which regulates contracts by restricting the operation and legality of some contract terms.
The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), first published in 1952, is one of a number of uniform acts that have been put into law with the goal of harmonizing the law of sales and other commercial transactions across the United States of America (U.S.) through UCC adoption by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.
Under United States law, a patent is a right granted to the inventor of a (1) process, machine, article of manufacture, or composition of matter, (2) that is new, useful, and non-obvious.
Volenti non fit iniuria (or injuria) (Latin: "to a willing person, injury is not done") is a common law doctrine which states that if someone willingly places themselves in a position where harm might result, knowing that some degree of harm might result, they are not able to bring a claim against the other party in tort or delict.
A waiver is the voluntary relinquishment or surrender of some known right or privilege.
A will or testament is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses their wishes as to how their property is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons, the executor, to manage the estate until its final distribution.