Legal Notices

Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights

Forfam Incorporated's (Forfam) products & intellectual property are protected by United States Patent Numbers 5,927,461 & RE37,018, pending patents, many foreign patents, trademark & copyright laws.  It is unlawful to make or use or sell any device that is patent protected.  Patent infringement is a very serious matter that should not be taken lightly, as triple damages may be awarded against parties that willfully infringe a patent.  Shute Shutter, ShuteValve, AutoLock, Drivers love it!, Contractors love it! & Close & Go are Forfam trademarks. Forfam will aggressively prosecute anyone infringing its patent &/or intellectual property rights.


Forfam Incorporated (Forfam) makes no representation or warranties & there are no conditions with respect to the accuracy, reliability or application of it's information or products or the safety or suitability thereof, or results obtained, whether expressed or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Buyers & users must determine the results to be obtained from the application of Forfam's information & the safety & suitability of Forfam's products for their own purposes, & assume all risk, responsibility, & liability for any & all injuries, losses, or damages that may arise from the application of Forfam's information or the use of Forfam's products, whether or not occasioned by Forfam's negligence or based on strict product liability. Forfam neither assumes nor authorizes any person to assume for it any liability in connection with the use of it's information or products.  For safety, Forfam's products must be properly installed, maintained & frequently inspected by the buyer & user.

All information, specifications & illustrations included in these Web pages are based on the latest information available at the time of publication.  Forfam reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice, including but not limited to design, specifications, materials, finishes, models &/or discontinuance of products. While the information contained herein is believed to be accurate, Forfam is not responsible for any typographical errors that may exist.

Forfam's products are guaranteed to be free of defects in materials & workmanship at the time of delivery only.