Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

BMGF – CureVac, Global Access Commitments Agreement

  • Liability | Indemnification

6. Indemnification

The Company will indemnify, hold harmless, and defend the Foundation and its co-chairs, trustees, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, consultants and grantees (collectively, the “Indemnitees”) from and against any and all third party causes of action, claims, suits, legal proceedings, judgments, settlements, damages, penalties, losses, liabilities and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) (each a “Claim”) arising out of or relating to: (a) negligence or wilful misconduct of the Company (including its officers, agents, employees, subgrantees, contractors or subcontractors) in connection with any Project; (b) bodily injury, death or property damage caused by any Project or Product; or (c) a material breach by the Company of any of its obligations, representations, warranties, or covenants under this Agreement or a Project Agreement, except, in each of the foregoing cases, the Company will have no obligation to indemnify, defend, or hold harmless the Foundation for any liability, loss,or expense to the extent resulting from the gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of the Foundation.

The Company will have control over the defense and settlement of each Claim, with counsel of its own choosing; provided that the Company conducts the defense actively and diligently at the sole cost and expense of the Company and provided further that theCompany will not enter into any settlement that adversely affects any Indemnitee without the applicable Indemnitee’s prior written consent, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed. The Foundation will provide the Company, upon request and at no charge, with reasonable cooperation in connection with the defense and settlement of the Claim. Subject to the Company’s right above to control the defense and settlement of Claims, the Foundation and any Indemnitee may, at its own expense, employ separate counsel to monitor the defense of any Claim