Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

CureVac – GSK, COVID-19 Vaccine Collaboration and License Agreement

  • Information & materials sharing | Material transfer

4. Development Collaboration

4.6 Materials. CureVac will provide GSK with any CureVac Materials required for the Development under the COVID R&D Plan, including those which comprise, embody or incorporate CureVac Background Technology. Without limiting the foregoing, this shall be carried out in accordance with the respective COVID R&D Plan. GSK will provide CureVac with any GSK Materials required for the Development under the COVID R&D Plan, including those which comprise, embody or incorporate GSK Background Technology. Without limiting the foregoing, this shall be carried out in accordance with the COVID R&D Plan. GSK will use the CureVac Materials and CureVac will use the GSK Materials, as applicable: (i) only in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement; (ii) not in human subjects, in clinical trials, or for diagnostic purposes involving human subjects, or for any animal studies, except as expressly provided for in the COVID R&D Plan; and (iii) not reverse engineer or chemically analyze the same except as expressly provided for (if at all) in the COVID R&D Plan. The Materials will remain the sole property of the Party supplying them and will be used by the recipient Party in compliance with all Applicable Laws and only to perform activities set forth in the COVID R&D Plan. The receiving Party shall not sell, transfer, disclose or otherwise provide access to the other Party’s Materials without the written consent of the providing Party, except that the receiving Party may allow access to the other Party’s Materials to its and its Affiliates’ employees, officers, consultants, subcontractors and Sublicensees who require such access to perform its activities under this Agreement and solely for purposes consistent with this Agreement; provided that such employees, officers, consultants, subcontractors and Sublicensees are bound by agreement to retain and use the Materials in a manner that is consistent with the terms of this Agreement. The Materials are provided “as is”. Except as expressly set out in this Agreement, no representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind, are given by the providing Party with respect to any of the Materials including their condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The receiving Party acknowledges the experimental nature of the Materials and that accordingly, not all characteristics of the Materials are necessarily known. Upon termination or expiry of this Agreement if earlier, any and all remaining Materials will, within [*****] after such event, be returned to the Party supplying them (or destroyed, if the supplying Party shall so specify, with such destruction confirmed in writing). The provision of Materials hereunder will not constitute any grant, option or license to or under such Materials, or any Patent Rights or Know-how of the supplying Party, except as expressly set forth herein.