Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

Moderna – Lonza, COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine & Therapies, Manufacturing & Process Development Agreement

  • Liability | Indemnification

16. Indemnification; Insurance

16.1. Indemnification of MODERNA. LONZA will indemnify MODERNA, its Affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, and defend and hold each of them harmless, from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) in connection with any and all actual or alleged liability suits, investigations, claims or demands (collectively, “Losses”) to the extent such Losses arise out of or result from any claim, lawsuit or other action or threat by a Third Party arising out of: [***].

16.2. Indemnification of LONZA. MODERNA will indemnify LONZA and its Affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents (the “LONZA Parties”), and defend and hold each of them harmless, from and against any and all Losses to the extent such Losses arise out of or result from any claim, lawsuit or other action or threat by a Third Party arising out of: [***].

16.3. Indemnification Procedure.

16.3.1 An “Indemnitor” means the indemnifying Party. An “Indemnitee” means the indemnified Party, its Affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents.

16.3.2 An Indemnitee which intends to claim indemnification under Section 16.1 or Section 16.2 hereof shall promptly notify the Indemnitor in writing of any claim, lawsuit or other action in respect of which the Indemnitee, its Affiliates, or any of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents intend to claim such indemnification. The Indemnitee shall permit, and shall cause its Affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents to the Indemnitor, at its discretion, to settle any such claim, lawsuit or other action and agrees to the complete control of such defense or settlement by the Indemnitor; provided, however, that in order for the Indemnitor to exercise such rights, such settlement shall not adversely affect the Indemnitee’s rights under this Agreement or impose any obligations on the No such claim, lawsuit or other action shall be settled without the prior written consent of the Indemnitor and the Indemnitor shall not be responsible for any legal fees or other costs incurred other than as provided herein. The Indemnitee, its Affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall cooperate fully with the Indemnitor and its legal representatives in the investigation and defense of any claim, lawsuit or other action covered by this indemnification, all at the reasonable expense of the Indemnitor. The Indemnitee shall have the right, but not the obligation, to be represented by counsel of its own selection and expense.