Invention means any invention or discovery that is or may be patentable or otherwise protected under Title 35 of the United States Code, or any novel variety of plant which is or may be protectable under the Plant Variety Protection Act, 7 U.S.C. §§ 2321 et seq.
Subject Invention means any invention of the contractor conceived or first actually reduced to practice in the performance of work under this contract, provided that in the case of a variety of plant, the date of determination (as defined in section 41(d) of the Plant Variety Protection Act, 7 U.S.C. 2401(d)) must also occur during the period of contract performance.
Joint Invention has the meaning set forth in Section 9.1.
Company Inventions means any Inventions that are made or conceived or first reduced to practice or created by Employee, whether alone or jointly with others, during the period of Employee's engagement with the Company, and which are: (i) developed using equipment, supplies, facilities or Proprietary Information of the Company, (ii) result from work performed by Employee for the Company, or (iii) related to the field of business of the Company, or to current or anticipated research and development.
Joint Inventions has the meaning set forth in Section 9.1.
Background Invention means an Invention conceived and first actually reduced to practice before the Effective Date.
Prior Inventions means all inventions, original works of authorship, developments, concepts, sales methods, improvements, trade secrets or similar intellectual property, whether or not patentable or registrable under copyright or similar laws, that relate to any Cigna company’s current or proposed business, work products or research and development which you conceived, developed, reduced to practice or fixed before your Cigna company employment and which belong to you.
Inventions means all discoveries, processes, designs, technologies, devices, or improvements in any of the foregoing or other ideas, whether or not patentable and whether or not reduced to practice, made or conceived by me (whether solely or jointly with others) during the period of my employment with the Company which relate in any manner to the actual or demonstrably anticipated business, work, or research and development of the Company, or result from or are suggested by any task assigned to me or any work performed by me for or on behalf of the Company.
Employee Invention any idea, invention, technique, modification, process, or improvement (whether patentable or not), any industrial design (whether registerable or not), any mask work, however fixed or encoded, that is suitable to be fixed, embedded or programmed in a semiconductor product (whether recordable or not), and any work of authorship (whether or not copyright protection may be obtained for it) created, conceived, or developed by the Executive, either solely or in conjunction with others, during the Employment Period, or a period that includes a portion of the Employment Period, that relates in any way to, or is useful in any manner in, the business then being conducted or proposed to be conducted by the Employer, and any such item created by the Executive, either solely or in conjunction with others, following termination of the Executive's employment with the Employer, that is based upon or uses Confidential Information.
Developed Technology means Proprietary Rights that (a) are first generated, conceived or reduced to practice, as the case may be, by Allergan or by any third party in the course of performing activities undertaken pursuant to the Research and Development Agreement or (b) are, in any manner, acquired by, or otherwise obtained on behalf of, ASTI during the term of the Research and Development Agreement from persons other than Allergan and are necessary or useful to the research, development or commercialization of ASTI Products or Pre-Selection Products.
Licensed Technology means the Licensed Patents and the Licensed Know-How.
Sole Inventions has the meaning set forth in Section 9.1.
Proprietary Technology means the technical innovations that are unique and legally owned or licensed by a business and includes, without limitation, those innovations that are patented, patent pending, a subject of trade secrets, or copyrighted.
Patent Rights means the rights and interests in and to issued patents and pending patent applications (which, for purposes of this Agreement, include certificates of invention, applications for certificates of invention and priority rights) in any country or region, including all provisional applications, substitutions, continuations, continuations-in-part, divisions, renewals, all letters patent granted thereon, and all reissues, re-examinations and extensions thereof, and all foreign counterparts of any of the foregoing.
Company Technology means all Technology used in or necessary for the conduct of the business of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, or owned or held for use by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
Controlled technical information means technical information with military or space application that is subject to controls on the access, use, reproduction, modification, performance, display, release, disclosure, or dissemination. Controlled technical information would meet the criteria, if disseminated, for distribution statements B through F using the criteria set forth in DoD Instruction 5230.24, Distribution Statements on Technical Documents. The term does not include information that is lawfully publicly available without restrictions.
Collaboration IP means Collaboration Know-How and Collaboration Patents.
Proprietary Information and Technology means any and all of the following: works of authorship, computer programs, source code and executable code, whether embodied in software, firmware or otherwise, assemblers, applets, compilers, user interfaces, application programming interfaces, protocols, architectures, documentation, annotations, comments, designs, files, records, schematics, test methodologies, test vectors, emulation and simulation tools and reports, hardware development tools, models, tooling, prototypes, breadboards and other devices, data, data structures, databases, data compilations and collections, inventions (whether or not patentable), invention disclosures, discoveries, improvements, technology, proprietary and confidential ideas and information, know-how and information maintained as trade secrets, tools, concepts, techniques, methods, processes, formulae, patterns, algorithms and specifications, customer lists and supplier lists and any and all instantiations or embodiments of the foregoing or any Intellectual Property Rights in any form and embodied in any media.
Licensed Patents means the patent applications and patents listed in Exhibit A, together with any and all substitutions, extensions, divisionals, continuations, continuations-in-part (to the extent that the claimed subject matter of a continuation-in-part is disclosed and enabled in the parent patent application and is not, as of the Effective Date, obligated to a third party), foreign counterparts of such patent applications in the Licensed Territory, and any and all patents that issue on any one or more of those in the Licensed Territory including reexamined and reissued patents.
The Works means the works to be executed and completed under the Contract.
Licensee Technology means the Licensee Know-How and Licensee Patents.
Product Technology means, with respect to each Seller, the following information owned by or to the extent licensed to such Seller, as in existence and in the possession of such Seller as of the Closing Date: the manufacturing technology, proprietary or confidential information, processes, techniques, protocols, methods, improvements and know-how that are necessary to manufacture the Products in accordance with the current applicable Product ANDA, as the case may be, including, but not limited to, the manufacturing process approved in the applicable Product ANDAs, specifications and test methods, raw material, packaging, stability and other applicable specifications, manufacturing and packaging instructions, master formula, validation reports to the extent available, stability data, analytical methods, records of complaints, annual product reviews to the extent available, and other master documents necessary for the manufacture, control and release of the Products as conducted by, or on behalf of, such Seller or any of its Affiliates before the Effective Date. The Product Technology includes without limitation the rights owned or to the extent controlled by such Seller under any patent issued in or subject to a pending application in the Territory as of the Closing Date, and any rights under any patent or patent application outside of the Territory solely to the extent necessary to manufacture the Products outside the Territory for importation to and sale in the Territory. For purposes of this definition, Allergan and its Affiliates will not be deemed to be Affiliates of Seller.
Licensor Technology means the Licensor Patents and the Licensor Know-How.
Foreground Intellectual Property means all Intellectual Property developed by either Party pursuant to this Agreement;
Joint Technology means the Joint Know-How and the Joint Patent Rights.
Third Party Technology means all Intellectual Property and products owned by third parties and licensed pursuant to Third Party Licenses.