Submission Form

Please note that we have a formal evaluation process which begins with research on your brand or concept. We do not require or request product samples until a later stage of evaluation. Thank you for your interest in Guthy|Renker.

- The New Brand Development Team

Is the product (or products) patented?
If you have a brand name, is it trademarked?
If you have product names, are they trademarked?
Have studies and/or clinical trials been conducted to substantiate product claims?
Do you have before and after photographs? (Copies must be provided to Guthy|Renker if we proceed).

PRODUCT SUBMISSION AGREEMENT

By sub­mit­ting this elec­tronic form, you acknowl­edge and agree to our pol­icy as follows:

  1. You represent that any material which you submit will be (i) original with you and that no other person has an interest therein or claim thereto, or (ii) that you have sufficient rights in and to the material so that your submission to Guthy-Renker LLC (“Guthy-Renker”) will not violate the rights of any third party.
  2. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT GUTHY-RENKER AND ITS AFFILIATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES ARE NOT RECEIVING YOUR SUBMISSION OR DISCLOSURE IN CONFIDENCE AND THAT NO DISCLOSURE MADE BY YOU TO GUTHY-RENKER WILL ESTABLISH OR CREATE A CONFIDENTIAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND GUTHY-RENKER, SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES OR GUTHY-RENKER EMPLOYEES AT ANY TIME.
  3. Guthy-Renker does not undertake to maintain in secrecy any suggestion or material submitted.
  4. Your submission does not obligate Guthy-Renker to pursue your product or pay any consideration for any use of your ideas, nor does your submission obligate Guthy-Renker in any other way whatsoever.
  5. Since you acknowledge that Guthy-Renker is not receiving your submission in confidence and subject to paragraph 6 below, Guthy-Renker and its related entities are free to use for any purpose whatsoever any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication or submission by you.
  6. All of your rights and remedies arising out of a disclosure made to Guthy-Renker, or the use thereof by Guthy-Renker, shall be limited exclusively to any rights and remedies, as may now, or in the future, be accorded to you under applicable United States patent, copyright and other intellectual property laws. Neither acceptance nor consideration nor use of the submitted material by Guthy-Renker shall in any way impair its right to contest the validity of any patent, trademark, service mark or copyright that might have been, or may hereafter be, issued on, or obtained for, the subject matter of the disclosure or any portion thereof.
  7. All other claims you may have of any nature whatsoever arising out of any disclosure you may make to Guthy-Renker or any affiliated or subsidiary companies are hereby waived.
  8. Guthy-Renker accepts no responsibility for the safe arrival, handling or return of any submitted material.
  9. These conditions of submission contain the entire understanding between you and Guthy-Renker and may not be modified or waived except in writing signed by a President or Executive Vice President of Guthy-Renker.