Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

Lambert Agreement D

  • IP ownership & licensing | Ownership of background IP

§4.1:Ownership of Existing IP

This Agreement does not affect the ownership of any Intellectual Property Rights in any Background or in any other technology, design, work, invention, software, data, technique, know-how, or materials which are not Results.  The Intellectual Property Rights in them will remain the property of the Party that contributes them to the Project (or its licensors).  No license to use any Intellectual Property is granted or implied by this Agreement except the rights explicitly set out in this Agreement.

§1.1: Definition of “Background

Definition of Backgrounds: any information, data, techniques, Know-how, inventions, software, discoveries and materials (regardless of the form or medium in which they are disclosed or stored) which are provided by one Party (whether belonging to that Party or to a third party) to another Party for use in the Project, and whether before or after the date of this Agreement, except any Result.