2000 Uses in Purpose Clause

Purpose

Purpose. The purpose of the 2000 Incentive Share Plan (the Plan) is to advance the interests of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (the Company) and its shareholders by enabling the Company and each of its Subsidiaries (as hereinafter defined) to (A) provide share ownership opportunities to certain of their key employees to participate in the Companys growth and (B) enhance their ability to attract and retain individuals of superior managerial or technical ability and to motivate employees, consultants, independent contractors, agents, and other persons to exert their best efforts towards future progress and profitability of the Company. 1.2 Effective Date. The effective date of the Plan shall be the date that this Plan is approved by the shareholders of the Company.

Purpose from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Purpose. The ViroPharma Incorporated 2000 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the Plan) is intended to encourage and facilitate the purchase of Shares of the Common Stock of ViroPharma Incorporated (the Company) by employees of a Participating Company, thereby providing employees with a personal stake in the Company and a long range inducement to remain in the employ of a Participating Company. It is the intention of the Company that the Plan qualify as an employee stock purchase plan within the meaning of section 423 of the Code for one or more Offerings made under the Plan. The Plan is not intended and shall not be construed as constituting an employee benefit plan, within the meaning of section 3(3) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended.

Purpose from Amended and Restated

Purpose. The 2000 Performance Share Plan of Duke Realty Corporation (the "Plan") is designed to promote the interests of the Company and its Affiliates by encouraging their officers and key employees, upon whose judgment, initiative and industry the Company and its Affiliates are largely dependent for the successful conduct and growth of their businesses, to continue their association with the Company and its Affiliates by providing additional incentive and opportunity for unusual industry and efficiency through the payment of compensation based on the Company's equity securities and by increasing their proprietary interest in the Company and their personal interest in its continued success and progress. The Plan provides for the awarding of Performance Shares which are based on the value of the Company's common stock.

Purpose from Compensation Plan

Purpose. The purpose of this 2000 Incentive Bonus Compensation Plan (the "Plan") of Lifetime Brands, Inc. (the "Company") is (i) to retain and motivate key senior executives of the Company who have been designated as Participants in the Plan for a given Performance Period, by providing them with the opportunity to earn bonus awards that are based on the extent to which specified performance goals for such Performance Period have been achieved or exceeded; and (ii) to structure such bonus opportunities in a way that will qualify the awards made as "performance-based" for purposes of Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (or any successor section) so that the Company will be entitled to a tax deduction on the payment of such incentive awards to such employees.

Purpose from Incentive Plan

Purpose. The purpose of this 2000 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan") of Lifetime Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), is to advance the interests of the Company and its stockholders by providing a means to attract, retain, motivate and reward directors, officers, employees and consultants of and service providers to the Company and its affiliates and to enable such persons to acquire or increase a proprietary interest in the Company, thereby promoting a closer identity of interests between such persons and the Company's stockholders.

Purpose from Stock Option Plan

Purpose. The purpose of this 2000 Stock Option Plan (the Plan) is to promote the interests of The ProtoMold Company, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the Company), and its shareholders by providing personnel of the Company and any parent or subsidiaries thereof, and any other individuals and entities who provide services to the Company or any parent or subsidiaries in the capacity of non-employee directors or advisors or consultants, with an opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company and thereby develop a stronger incentive to put forth maximum effort for the continued success and growth of the Company. In addition, the opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company will aid in attracting and retaining personnel of outstanding ability.

Purpose from Equity Incentive Plan

Purpose. The purpose of the 2000 Employee and Consultant Equity Incentive Plan (the Plan) of MobiTV, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), is to provide incentives to attract, retain and motivate eligible persons whose present and potential contributions are important to the success of the Company by offering them an opportunity to participate in the Companys future performance through awards of Options, Restricted Stock and Stock Bonuses. Capitalized terms not defined in the text are defined in Section 23.

Purpose from Stock Option Plan

Purpose. The purpose of this 2000 Stock Option Plan (as amended on August 31, 2006 and January 22, 2007, the Plan) is to promote the interests of The ProtoMold Company, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the Company), and its shareholders by providing personnel of the Company and any parent or subsidiaries thereof, and any other individuals and entities who provide services to the Company or any parent or subsidiaries in the capacity of non-employee directors or advisors or consultants, with an opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company and thereby develop a stronger incentive to put forth maximum effort for the continued success and growth of the Company. In addition, the opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company will aid in attracting and retaining personnel of outstanding ability.

Purpose from Stock Incentive Plan

Purpose. Planet Group, Inc., (the Company) wishes to attract and retain the best available talent. The Company seeks to encourage the highest level of performance, to serve the best interests of the Company and its shareholders. Accordingly, key staff and certain contractors should have the chance to acquire a proprietary interest in the equity of the Company. Equity stakes will provide staff with incentives to exert their maximum efforts for the success of the Companys business. The Company expects that the 2000 Stock Incentive Plan (the 2000 Plan) will help to achieve these goals.

Purpose from Stock Incentive Plan

Purpose. The purpose of the Alterra Capital Holdings Limited 2000 Stock Incentive Plan (the Plan) is to enhance the ability of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (the Company) and its subsidiaries to attract employees, consultants and directors of outstanding ability and to provide employees, consultants and directors with an interest in the Company parallel to that of the Companys shareholders.