14. Background Technology And Project Technology
14.1 Background Technology. Partner shall have the right but not the obligation to prosecute, maintain and defend the patent rights which are part of the Background Technology.
14.3 Patent protection and Project Technology. The Partner has the rights but no obligation to take responsibility for seeking and maintaining protection for Project Technology at its sole cost, including the filing, prosecution, maintenance, extension and defense of any patent applications or patents in respect of Project Technology