1997 Uses in Certain Terms Defined Clause

Certain Terms Defined from Agreement and Plan of Merger

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER (this Agreement), dated as of May 1, 2014, by and among MRGB Hold Co., a Delaware corporation (Parent), MRVK Merger Co., an Ohio corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Merger Sub), and R.G. Barry Corporation, an Ohio corporation (the Company).

Certain Terms Defined. The following terms shall have the meanings set forth below for purposes of this Agreement: Acceptable Confidentiality Agreement means a non-disclosure, non-solicit and standstill agreement that contains non-disclosure, non-solicit and standstill provisions that are no less favorable to the Company than those contained in the Confidentiality Agreement, and which does not prohibit the Company from complying with its obligations pursuant to Section 5.2. Action means any arbitration, claim, action, suit, proceeding (whether at law, in equity, in contract in tort or otherwise) or other investigation, including any of the foregoing conducted by or before any Governmental Entity. Affiliates has the meaning set forth in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. Business Day means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or a day on which banks in New York City are authorized or obligated by Law or Order to close. Change in Recommendation means any instance where the Company Board, directly or indirectly, (a) withdraws, withholds, qualifies, amends or modifies in a manner adverse to Parent or Merger Sub, or publicly proposes or resolves to withhold, withdraw, qualify or modify in a manner adverse to Parent or Merger Sub, the Company Recommendation, (b) fails to include, or publicly proposes not to include, the Company Recommendation in the Proxy Statement or makes any public statement inconsistent with the Company Recommendation, (c) approves, endorses or recommends, or proposes publicly to approve, endorse or recommend, any Takeover Proposal, (d) fails to publicly reaffirm the Company Recommendation within 48 hours after Parent so requests in writing in response to a Takeover Proposal that has been publicly made or publicly disclosed or announced and not withdrawn, or (e) or agrees, approves, recommends or resolves to do any of the foregoing. Code means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. Company Acquisition Agreement means any merger agreement, letter of intent, option agreement, joint venture agreement, partnership agreement, term sheet, agreement in principle, acquisition agreement or similar agreement (other than an Acceptable Confidentiality Agreement) providing for or relating to a Takeover Proposal or Superior Proposal. Company Employees means the employees of the Company and its Subsidiaries. Company Share Plans means the R.G. Barry Corporation Amended and Restated 2005 Long-Term Incentive Plan, as amended as of October 29, 2009, the R.G. Barry Corporation 1997 Incentive Stock Plan, as amended as of May 13, 1999, the R.G. Barry Corporation 2002 Stock Incentive Plan, and the R.G. Barry Corporation Amended and Restated Deferral Plan, effective as of October 28, 2008. Encumbrance means any security interest, pledge, mortgage, lien, charge, hypothecation, option to purchase or lease or otherwise acquire any interest, conditional sales agreement, adverse claim of ownership or use, title defect, easement, right of way, or other encumbrance of any kind. Environmental Laws means all Laws relating to the protection of the environment, including the ambient air, soil, surface water or groundwater, or relating to the protection of human health from exposure to Materials of Environmental Concern. Environmental Permits means all permits, licenses, registrations, and other authorizations required under applicable Environmental Laws. Employee Pension Benefit Plan means any Company Plan that is an employee pension benefit plan under Section 3(2) of ERISA. ERISA Affiliate means, with respect to any Person, any trade or business, whether or not incorporated, that together with such Person would be deemed a single employer within the meaning of Section 414 of the Code. Excluded Party means any Person or group of Persons from whom the Company or any of its Representatives has received prior to the Go-Shop Period End Date a written Takeover Proposal which did not arise in connection with a breach of Section 5.2 and which the Company Board determines in good faith (such determination to be made no later than 48 hours after the Go-Shop Period End Date), after consultation with outside legal counsel and its Financial Advisor, is or could reasonably be expected to result in a Superior Proposal; provided, however (a) any Person shall immediately and irrevocably cease to be an Excluded Party if, at any time after the Go-Shop Period End Date, the Takeover Proposal submitted by such Person is withdrawn or terminated, or (b) any group of Persons shall immediately and irrevocably cease to be an Excluded Party if, at any time after the Go-Shop Period End Date, those Persons who were members of such group immediately prior to the Go-Shop Period End Date cease to constitute at least fifty percent (50%) of the equity financing of such group. Indebtedness of any Person means (a) all indebtedness for borrowed money, (b) any other indebtedness which is evidenced by a note, bond, debenture or similar instrument and (c) all obligations under finan

Certain Terms Defined from Agreement and Plan of Merger

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER (this Agreement), dated as of July 16, 2013, by and among Sunny Optics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Parent), Sunny Optics Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Merger Sub), and Meade Instruments Corp., a Delaware corporation (the Company).

Certain Terms Defined. The following terms shall have the meanings set forth below for purposes of this Agreement: Acquisition Proposal means, other than the Transactions, any offer or proposal from any Third Party relating to (i) any acquisition, purchase, lease or license, direct or indirect, of 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries or 15% or more of any class of equity or voting securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries whose assets, individually or in the aggregate, constitute 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company (other than in the ordinary course of business), (ii) any tender offer (including a self-tender offer) or exchange offer that, if consummated, would result in such Third Party beneficially owning 15% or more of any class of equity or voting securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries whose assets, individually or in the aggregate, constitute 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company or (iii) any merger, consolidation, share exchange, business combination, sale of substantially all the assets, reorganization, recapitalization, liquidation, dissolution or other similar transaction involving the Company or any of its Subsidiaries whose assets, individually or in the aggregate, constitute 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company. Action means any claim, action, suit, proceeding, arbitration, mediation or investigation by or before any Governmental Entity. Affiliate has the meaning set forth in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. Aggregate Consideration means the sum of all of the Merger Consideration, the Option Consideration and the Company Restricted Share Consideration required to be paid hereunder for all Shares, Options and Restricted Shares. Business Day means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or federal holiday. Company Business means the business of the Company as presently conducted. Company Charter Documents means the Certificate of Incorporation of the Company, as amended to date, and the Bylaws of the Company, as amended to date. Company SEC Document means all forms, reports, statements, certifications and other documents required to be filed by it with the SEC under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act (as such documents have been amended since the time of their filing). Company Stock Plans collectively means (a) the Companys Amended and Restated 1997 Stock Incentive Plan, (b) the Companys Amended and Restated 2008 Stock Incentive Plan, and (c) the Stand-Alone Stock Option Agreement for Common Stock for Steven G. Murdock. Contract means any written or oral legally binding contract, agreement, instrument, arrangement, commitment, understanding or undertaking (including leases, licenses, mortgages, notes, guarantees, sublicenses, subcontracts and purchase orders). Credit Facility means that certain Financing Agreement dated December 28, 2012 between the Company and Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc., a New York corporation. DGCL means the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, as in effect as of the date hereof and at the Effective Time, as applicable. Dodd-Frank Act means the DoddFrank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, as amended. DOJ means the U.S. Department of Justice. Encumbrance means any security interest, pledge, mortgage, lien, charge, hypothecation, option to purchase or lease or otherwise acquire any interest, conditional sales agreement, adverse claim of ownership or use, title defect, easement, right of way, or other encumbrance of any kind. Environmental Laws means all Laws relating to the protection of the environment, worker health and safety, and/or governing the handling, use, generation, treatment, storage, transportation, disposal, manufacture, distribution, formulation, packaging, labeling, or Release of or exposure to Materials of Environmental Concern including the ambient air, soil, surface water or groundwater, or relating to the protection of human health from exposure to Materials of Environmental Concern. Environmental Permits means all permits, licenses, registrations, and other authorizations required under applicable Environmental Laws. Equity Interests means all Shares, Company Restricted Shares, and Options (whether vested or unvested). Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Expenses includes all out-of-pocket expenses (including all fees and expenses of counsel, accountants, investment bankers, financing sources, experts and consultants to a party hereto and its Affiliates) incurred by a party or on its behalf in connection with or related to any of the authorization, preparation, negotiation, execution and performance of this Agreement and the Transactions and, in the case of Parent and Merger Sub, the due diligence investigation of the Company and its Subsidiaries. Immediate Family means, with respect to any specified individual, such individuals spouse, parents, children, and siblings, or any other relative of such indiv

Certain Terms Defined from Agreement and Plan of Merger

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER (this Agreement), dated as of May 17, 2013, by and among JOC North America LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (Parent), JOCNA Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Merger Sub), and Meade Instruments Corp., a Delaware corporation (the Company).

Certain Terms Defined. The following terms shall have the meanings set forth below for purposes of this Agreement: Acquisition Proposal means, other than the Transactions, any offer or proposal from any Third Party relating to (i) any acquisition, purchase, lease or license, direct or indirect, of 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries or 15% or more of any class of equity or voting securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries whose assets, individually or in the aggregate, constitute 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company (other than in the ordinary course of business), (ii) any tender offer (including a self-tender offer) or exchange offer that, if consummated, would result in such Third Party beneficially owning 15% or more of any class of equity or voting securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries whose assets, individually or in the aggregate, constitute 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company or (iii) any merger, consolidation, share exchange, business combination, sale of substantially all the assets, reorganization, recapitalization, liquidation, dissolution or other similar transaction involving the Company or any of its Subsidiaries whose assets, individually or in the aggregate, constitute 15% or more of the consolidated assets of the Company. Action means any claim, action, suit, proceeding, arbitration, mediation or investigation by or before any Governmental Entity. Affiliate has the meaning set forth in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. Aggregate Consideration means the sum of all of the Merger Consideration, the Option Consideration and the Company Restricted Share Consideration required to be paid hereunder for all Shares, Options and Restricted Shares. Business Day means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or federal holiday. Company Business means the business of the Company as presently conducted. Company Charter Documents means the Certificate of Incorporation of the Company, as amended to date, and the Bylaws of the Company, as amended to date. Company SEC Document means all forms, reports, statements, certifications and other documents required to be filed by it with the SEC under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act (as such documents have been amended since the time of their filing). Company Stock Plans collectively means (a) the Companys Amended and Restated 1997 Stock Incentive Plan, (b) the Companys Amended and Restated 2008 Stock Incentive Plan, and (c) the Stand-Alone Stock Option Agreement for Common Stock for Steven G. Murdock. Contract means any written or oral legally binding contract, agreement, instrument, arrangement, commitment, understanding or undertaking (including leases, licenses, mortgages, notes, guarantees, sublicenses, subcontracts and purchase orders). Credit Facility means that certain Financing Agreement dated December 28, 2012 between the Company and Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc., a New York corporation. DGCL means the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, as in effect as of the date hereof and at the Effective Time, as applicable. Dodd-Frank Act means the DoddFrank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, as amended. DOJ means the U.S. Department of Justice. Encumbrance means any security interest, pledge, mortgage, lien, charge, hypothecation, option to purchase or lease or otherwise acquire any interest, conditional sales agreement, adverse claim of ownership or use, title defect, easement, right of way, or other encumbrance of any kind. Environmental Laws means all Laws relating to the protection of the environment, worker health and safety, and/or governing the handling, use, generation, treatment, storage, transportation, disposal, manufacture, distribution, formulation, packaging, labeling, or Release of or exposure to Materials of Environmental Concern including the ambient air, soil, surface water or groundwater, or relating to the protection of human health from exposure to Materials of Environmental Concern. Environmental Permits means all permits, licenses, registrations, and other authorizations required under applicable Environmental Laws. Equity Interests means all Shares, Company Restricted Shares, and Options (whether vested or unvested). Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Expenses includes all out-of-pocket expenses (including all fees and expenses of counsel, accountants, investment bankers, financing sources, experts and consultants to a party hereto and its Affiliates) incurred by a party or on its behalf in connection with or related to any of the authorization, preparation, negotiation, execution and performance of this Agreement and the Transactions and, in the case of Parent and Merger Sub, the due diligence investigation of the Company and its Subsidiaries. Immediate Family means, with respect to any specified individual, such individuals spouse, parents, children, and siblings, or any other relative of such indiv