Legal disputes between exhibitors
Show Management cannot and will not intervene in any legal disputes
between exhibitors. "Legal disputes" is defined as any
action in litigation, pending litigation or contemplated litigation,
inclusive of, but not limited to, disputes arising from:
- patent infringement
- unfair competition
claims (i.e., unfair trade practices, comparative advertising,
misleading or deceptive advertising, misrepresentation, etc.)
- breach of
- any other
claims which may be brought as an action at law in the United
States or throughout the world.
Only bona fide
court orders, properly served on Golf Industry Show Management,
mandating show management to take action will enable show management
to act in exact accordance with the terms of such order.
Golf Industry Show Management's role
Court orders served upon exhibitors cannot and will not be enforced by show management.
Only the court issuing such order is empowered to enforce such order.
Court orders mandating a court-appointed official to carry out a
court order at the Golf Industry Show will be carried out by such
court-appointed officials, not by show management.
For the service
of court orders at the show site, Golf Industry Show Management
will require the following procedures be followed to minimize the
potential disturbance and to continue the smooth operation of the
- All court
orders must be presented to show management prior to serving any
show exhibitor with such order. If court officials are serving
court orders, the court officials will also be required to report
to show management prior to obtaining permission to enter the
show floor for the purpose of serving show exhibitors.
- Golf Industry
Show Management reserves the right to accompany an exhibitor,
agent or representative (or court-appointed official) who is serving
court orders upon exhibitors. Only one agent/representative from
the company serving the court order will be allowed to serve other
exhibitors. No other company agents or representatives will be
allowed to disturb other exhibitors or enter other exhibitors'
booths for any purpose consistent with the show rules and regulations.
Service of court orders must be accomplished in a professional
- In the event
an exhibitor or an agent/representative of an exhibitor serves
a court order other than as prescribed therein, show management
reserves the absolute right to escort the offending exhibitor,
agent or representative from the premises, reclaim the person's
Golf Industry Show badge, and refuse entry into the show exhibit
areas for the duration of the Golf Industry Show.
- In the event
the procedures set forth herein are not followed by an exhibitor,
show management reserves the absolute right to deny offending
exhibitors from obtaining space at future Golf Industry Show events.
unreasonably request, demand, harass, or in any way attempt to persuade
Golf Industry Show Management to act in any manner which is contrary
to and inconsistent with the policy stated herein, may be either
removed from the Golf Industry Show at show management's sole discretion
or may be denied the ability to exhibit at future Golf Industry
Shows at show management's sole discretion. Show management encourages
all exhibitors to handle legal disputes either prior to or subsequent
to the Golf Industry Show. The Golf Industry Show is an inappropriate
forum for such disputes to take place.