8. CLAIMS AND LEGAL DISCLAIMERS
8.1 If during the term of the Agreement, Dealer shall have reason to believe it has any claim against Company in any respect of any transaction growing out of this Agreement, Dealer shall notify Company in writing within 30 days after Dealer knows, or has reason to know, the basis of any such claim. Failure to give the claim notice shall relieve Company from all liability on any claim in respect to any transaction growing out of this Agreement.
8.2 This Agreement does not constitute Dealer the agent or legal representative of the Company for any purpose whatsoever. Dealer is not granted any right or authority to assume or to create any obligation or responsibility, express or implied, on behalf of or in the name of Company or to bind Company in any manner.
8.3 The validity, interpretation, and performance of this Agreement shall be controlled by and construed under the laws of the State of Montana, Unites States of America, the state in which this Agreement is being executed. It is understood, however, that this is a general form of agreement, designed for use anywhere in the world wherever Company may desire to sell its products and that any provision herein which in any way contravenes the laws of any state or jurisdiction shall be deemed not to be part of this Agreement therein.
8.4 Jurisdiction and venue: By signing this Agreement, Staffer submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue with respect to any action, special proceeding, or other proceeding that may be brought arising out of, in connection with, or by reason of this agreement before the court of State of Montana, located in Flathead County or such other Montana court as NEMO Arms, Inc. may elect.
8.5 If any provision in this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provision will nevertheless continue in full force without being impaired or invalidated in any way.
8.6 If any action at law or in equity, including an action for declaratory relief, is brought to enforce or interpret to provision of this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees, which may be set by the court in the same action or in a separate action brought for that purpose, in addition to any other relief to which that party may be entitled.
8.7 This Agreement, together with the Dealer Application Form, may be signed in counterparts and may be transmitted by one party hereto to another party by means of facsimile or email transmission. Any such signature transmitted by facsimile or email shall be deemed to be the original for all purposes.
8.8 This Agreement is valid only when the signed and approved Dealer Application form is attached.