Terms of Use

Berkeley Lights, Inc.

Legal Notices and Terms of Use

Effective Date: March 15, 2017

Please read these legal notices and terms of use (the “Terms”) carefully before using the Berkeley Lights, Inc. (“BLI”) website (the “BLI Website”). If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the BLI Website.

BLI may, without notice, at any time revise these Terms and any other information contained on this site by posting the same.

Copyright ©2017 Berkeley Lights, Inc.  All rights reserved.

All rights reserved.

Use of Site and Content

The materials on the BLI Website are provided by BLI for your personal information, education and communication and are subject to the Terms. The BLI Website contains materials and information relating to BLI, its products and services. The materials and information may be in the form of data, text, images, graphics, illustrations and animations, icons, registered and unregistered trademarks, photographs, audio clips and video clips, music, sounds, pictures, webcasts, software, or other forms known or later created or invented (collectively “Content”). In using the BLI Website, the respect of BLI’s intellectual property rights, as outlined below, is expected. Any unauthorized use of Content may violate copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, communications and other laws, and any such use may result in your personal liability, and subject to civil and/or criminal prosecution.


All content on the BLI Website (with the home page located at www.berkeleylights.com), including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images, is the property of BLI or its content suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The collection, arrangement, and assembly – that is, the “compilation” – of all content on this site is the exclusive property of BLI and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The content on this site may be used as a personal resource provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices or markings. The foregoing limited right does not grant you any ownership in any Content. Except as expressly provided herein, nothing contained in these Terms may be construed as conferring to you (by implication, estoppel, or otherwise) any other right or license to any Content under any Copyright or any other intellectual property rights. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, of the content on this site is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from BLI. Users of the BLI Website are not permitted to modify, distribute, publish, transmit or create derivative works of any material found on the BLI Website for any public or commercial purposes.

Applicable Laws

The BLI Website is controlled and operated by BLI from its offices within the State of California, U.S.A. BLI makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the BLI Website from territories where the Content, or any part, is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the BLI Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Users may not use or export the information in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. Any claim relating to the information shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.

Links To/From Other Websites

The BLI Website contains links to third party sites, which are neither under the control of, nor maintained by, BLI. These links are provided for convenience. These links are not, and should not be construed as, an endorsement by BLI, or as an incorporation by reference of any materials on such third party websites into the BLI Website. Access to any other Internet site linked to the BLI Website is at the user’s own risk. BLI is not responsible for the content of any linked website. BLI is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these third party websites. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable right to create hyperlinks to the BLI Website provided that the links: (a) are only to the homepage of the BLI Website located at www.berkeleylights.com; (b) incorporate only text and do not use any trademarked or copyrighted material; and (c) are not operated for any commercial purposes; and further provided that the links and related content on your website (a) do not suggest any affiliation with BLI or cause confusion among consumers; (b) do not portray BLI or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner; (c) do not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive, politically partisan, or otherwise controversial; and (d) contain materials appropriate for all ages of the general public.


The BLI Website is provided by BLI on an “AS IS” basis. BLI makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the information, content or materials included on the BLI website. BLI will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the BLI Website, including but not limited to lost profits, and direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, and consequential damages.


Unless otherwise explicitly stated in a written agreement signed by BLI, any materials provided by you in connection with the BLI Website, regardless as to why provided, shall be considered to be provided on a non-proprietary and non-confidential basis. BLI shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such submitted materials. BLI shall be free to use or disseminate such materials on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. The legality, reliability, appropriateness originality and copyright of such submissions are the full responsibility of the person submitting them.


BLI is the owner of the trademarks “Berkeley Lights”, “OptoSelect”, “OptoFluidic”, “Beacon”, “SearchLight, “OEP”, “OEW”, “NanoPen”, “BioFoundry”, “CellFab” and the Berkeley Lights logo. Other trademarks, logos and service marks used in the BLI Website are the property of BLI or of third parties. No use may be made of any trademarks, logos or service marks without the prior written consent of BLI, or of the third party which owns the trademark, logo or service mark.