Inventions and Improvements Sample Clauses

Inventions and Improvements. The Executive acknowledges that all ideas, discoveries, inventions and improvements which are made, conceived or reduced to practice by the Executive and every item of knowledge relating to the Company’s business interests (including potential business interests) gained by the Executive during the Employment Term are the sole and absolute property of the Company, and the Executive shall promptly disclose and hereby irrevocably assigns all his right, title and interest in and to all such ideas, discoveries, inventions, improvements and knowledge to the Company for its sole use and benefit, without additional compensation, and shall communicate to the Company, without cost or delay, and without publishing the same, all available information relating thereto. The Executive also hereby waives all claims to moral rights in any such ideas, discoveries, inventions, improvements and knowledge. The provisions of this Section 7 shall apply whether such ideas, discoveries, inventions or knowledge are conceived, made, gained or reduced to practice by the Executive alone or with others, whether during or after usual working hours, whether on or off the job, whether applicable to matters directly or indirectly related to the Company’s business interests (including potential business interests), and whether or not within the specific realm of the Executive’s duties. Any of the Executive’s ideas, discoveries, inventions and improvements relating to the Company’s business interests or potential business interests and conceived, made or reduced to practice during the Severance Period shall for the purpose of this Agreement, be deemed to have been conceived, made or reduced to practice before the end of the Employment Term. The Executive shall, upon request of the Company, and without further compensation by the Company but at the expense of the Company, at any time during or after his employment with the Company, sign all instruments and documents requested by the Company and otherwise cooperate with the Company and take any actions which are or may be necessary to protect the Company’s right to such ideas, discoveries, inventions, improvements and knowledge, including applying for, obtaining and enforcing patents, copyrights and trademark registrations thereon in any and all countries. To the extent this section shall be construed in accordance with the laws of any state which precludes a requirement to assign certain classes of inventions made by an employee, this Section...
Inventions and Improvements. Executive shall promptly communicate to Company all ideas, discoveries and inventions which are or may be useful to Company or its business. Executive acknowledges that all such ideas, discoveries, inventions, and improvements which heretofore have been or are hereafter made, conceived, or reduced to practice by him at any time during his employment with Company heretofore or hereafter gained by him at any time during his employment with Company are the property of Company, and Executive hereby irrevocably assigns all such ideas, discoveries, inventions and improvements to Company for its sole use and benefit, without additional compensation. The provisions of this Section 5(c) shall apply whether such ideas, discoveries, inventions, or improvements were or are conceived, made or gained by him alone or with others, whether during or after usual working hours, whether on or off the job, whether applicable to matters directly or indirectly related to Company's business interests (including potential business interests), and whether or not within the specific realm of his duties. Executive shall, upon request of Company, but at no expense to Executive, at any time during or after his employment with Company, sign all instruments and documents reasonably requested by Company and otherwise cooperate with Company to protect its right to such ideas, discoveries, inventions, or improvements including applying for, obtaining and enforcing patents and copyrights thereon in such countries as Company shall determine.
Inventions and Improvements. With respect to any and all inventions (as defined in Section 7(e) below) made or conceived by the Executive, whether or not during his hours of employment, either solely or jointly with others, during the Period of Employment, without additional consideration:
Inventions and Improvements. 18.1 For the purposes of this clause 18 the following words and expressions shall have the following meanings:
Inventions and Improvements. During the term of your employment, you shall promptly communicate to TNL all ideas, discoveries and inventions which are or may be useful to TNL or its business. You acknowledge that all ideas, discoveries, inventions, and improvements which are made, conceived, or reduced to practice by you and every item of knowledge relating to TNL's business interests (including potential business interests) gained by you during your employment are the property of TNL, and you irrevocably assign all such ideas, discoveries, inventions, improvements, and knowledge to TNL for its sole use and benefit, without additional compensation. The provisions of this Section shall apply whether such ideas, discoveries, inventions, improvements or knowledge are conceived, made or gained by you alone or with others, whether during or after usual working hours, whether on or off the job, whether applicable to matters directly or indirectly related to TNL's business interests (including potential business interests), and whether or not within the specific realm of your duties. You shall, upon the request of TNL, at any time during or after your employment with TNL, sign all instruments and documents requested by TNL and otherwise cooperate with TNL to protect its right to such ideas, discoveries, inventions, improvements, and knowledge, including applying for, obtaining, and enforcing patents and copyrights thereon.
Inventions and Improvements. Any invention or development of any kind related to Titan’s business made or conceived by Executive (solely, jointly or in conjunction with anyone else) while he is employed by Titan pursuant to this Agreement shall be promptly disclosed by Executive to Titan and shall be the sole property of Titan. Executive shall execute an assignment to Titan, or to another designated by it, of his entire claim to and interest in each such invention or development. Executive undertakes to sign all lawful papers and, at Titan’s expense, to assist it in every lawful way to obtain and sustain patents or copyrights for its benefit in any such inventions or developments when requested by Titan. Executive shall not be entitled to compensation beyond his Base Salary or Adjusted Base Salary for the performance of any such acts.
Inventions and Improvements. All original designs, memoranda, data, discoveries, software, copyrightable works, inventions, and innovations of every description whether patentable or unpatentable, made by or for Executive in the performance of his duties under this Agreement (the “Work Product”) shall be promptly communicated to, and shall become the exclusive property of the Company to which it relates upon creation. Executive shall perform all lawful acts requested by the Company (i) to perfect the Companies’ title therein and (ii) where applicable, to enable the Company or its nominee to obtain and maintain copyright, mask work, patent or other legal protection thereon anywhere in the world. Upon termination of this Agreement, all tangible embodiments of Work Product not already in possession of the Companies shall be immediately delivered to the Companies. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Work Product shall not include any “Commonly Used Materials,” but the Companies shall have the right to make, use, duplicate, modify, make derivative works of, sell and distribute Commonly Used Materials. For purposes of this Agreement, “Commonly Used Materials” shall mean any know-how of Executive in existence prior to the effective date of this Agreement, and any techniques, designs or patterns that are commonly used in Executive’s industry or otherwise are in common use. If Executive will fail to make or refuse to make an assignment to the Companies of any Work Product, the Companies will have the authority, and this Agreement will operate to give the Companies authority to execute, seal and deliver, as the act of Executive, any license, any license agreement, contract, assignment or other instrument in writing that may be necessary or proper to convey to the Companies the entire right, title and interest in and to the Work Product. Executive hereby agrees to hold the Companies and its assigns harmless by reason of the Companies’ acts pursuant to this paragraph. Executive further agrees that, during the term of this Agreement and at any time thereafter whenever reasonably necessary for the protection of the Companies, he will cooperate with the Companies and its counsel in the prosecution and/or defense of any litigation at the cost of the Companies which may arise in connection with the Work Product, without any liability or cost to Executive.
Inventions and Improvements. 9.1 It will be part of your normal duties at all times:
Inventions and Improvements. Any and all inventions and improvements --------------------------- which the Employee may conceive or make, during the period of his employment, relating to or in any way appertaining to or connected with any of the matters which have been, are or may become the subject of the Employer's investigations, or which the Employer has been, is or may become interested, including, but not limited to, product design, computer software or technology, shall be the sole and exclusive property of the Employer, and the Employee will, whenever requested by the Employer, execute any and all applications, assignments and other instruments which the Employer shall deem necessary in order to apply for and obtain Letters of Patent or Copyrights of Canada or foreign countries for the inventions or improvements, and in order to assign and convey to the Employer all sole and exclusive right, title and interest in and to the inventions or improvements, all expenses in connection with them to be borne by the Employer.