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Point Geometry License

Patent License

The Patent License ("License" or "Agreement") governs the use of the Lindsay Point Geometry and Process defined by U.S. Patent No. 7,032,586
.  Anyone can license the use of the Geometry (as defined below) by agreeing to be bound by the terms of this License.  Such person is considered to be the Licensee ("Licensee"). 


Approved Use

In addition to the other terms and conditions of this License, use of the Point Geometry is permitted, without fee or royalty, when used:

1. For hand engraving; This may include bright cutting, western style engraving, banknote engraving, bulino engraving, jewelry engraving, bright-cut stone setting engraving,
Intaglio engraving, print engraving, Heraldic engraving or other hand engraving styles. 

2. By individuals in commercial, personal and private use, using power-assisted hand engraving tools, hammer and chisel engraving, palm-push and PalmControl hand engraving.


Un-Approved Use

1. Selling teaching or instructing the Point Geometry for corporate or personal profit or gain of any kind by any means is prohibited without entering into a separate license agreement.



1. This Agreement is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to this subject matter.

2. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Nebraska, without giving effect to principles of conflicts of law. In addition, any action or proceeding arising from or relating to this Agreement, except for actions solely relating to issues regarding compliance with or interpretation of the agreement must be brought in a federal court in Nebraska. Each party irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction of venue of any such court.

3. All notices, requests, demands, and other communications shall be in writing and sent by electronic mail, nationally recognized overnight carrier, or certified mail, postage prepaid, to:

Lindsay Engraving, Inc.
3714 W. Cedar Hills
Kearney, NE 68845
Web: LindsayEngraving.com
Email link



Licensor shall have no liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, consequential, or other damages. Licensor expressly disclaims any representations or warranties, expressed or implied, regarding the product and use contemplated by this Agreement, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Lindsay Point Geometry contemplated by this Agreement are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the products and services contemplated by this Agreement are with the Licensee. Each Licensee under this Agreement assumes all risks associated with its exercise of rights under this Agreement, including but not limited to the risks and costs of errors, compliance with applicable laws, damage to or loss of any item, or equipment.


Termination and Limitations

1. This Agreement shall commence as of the date this Agreement is executed and shall remain in full force and effect until Three-Hundred-and-Sixty-Five (365) calendar days from the date of execution subject to prior termination as provided below. Execution shall be deemed complete as of the moment the Licensee accepts all terms of this Agreement. Unless this Agreement is terminated as provided below, this Agreement shall automatically renew for periods of Three-Hundred-and-Sixty-Five (365) calendar days each until the expiration of U.S. Patent 7,032,586.

2. The term of this License will be limited by compliance of the Licensee. If conditions and terms of this License are not complied with, the License will be automatically terminated and all use of the Lindsay Point Geometry must stop.

3. Licensee acknowledges that no other representations by Licensor exist and that no other agreements exist between Licensee and Licensor. This Agreement will be construed and interpreted according to the laws of the State of Nebraska.


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If you accept the terms of the License, fill out the following form and click the "I accept" button.  The questions are optional and are used to help guide the direction of EngravingSchool.com and HandGravers.com

  Required fields  Optional Questions  
Today's Date Where did you learn about the Lindsay Point™?
Your Name Do you use a graver sharpener?  If so, which one and what are your likes and dislikes about it?
Email Address   Is EngravingSchool.com site been helpful and what else would you suggest for it?
Phone Have you attended engraving classes?  If so, which ones?
Alt. Phone (Cell)  Do you use a power assisted graver? If so, which model?
Street Address Do you use a microscope? 
City  Are you a professional or hobbyist hand engraver?

What is your age?  When did you begin engraving?

Postal Code   What type of items do you or would you like to engrave on?


 For help sharpening visit the graver grind page.  Also visit EngravingForum.com

Please double check that the information you entered above is correct before clicking "I Accept".

Why was this graver point geometry patented?
The point geometry to anyone else who enjoys the art of engraving. However, the point geometry is patented to protect it from anyone who may derive profit or gain by teaching or selling it.  The point geometry is free to use for anyone that accepts the terms of the agreement.

An insight on the United States Patent System


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