10. Intellectual Property – Ownership and Protection
10.4 Background Intellectual Property. The Partner shall make the Background Intellectual Property available for use in all Work Phases and for the protection or exploitation of the Foreground Intellectual Property. The Partner shall retain responsibility for seeking and maintaining protection for the Background Intellectual Property at its own cost and shall not assign or otherwise convey any of its interest, right and title in the same without Funder’s prior written consent, not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed.