Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

MPP License Agreement with Gilead

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  • IP ownership & licensing | Ownership of results

§2.3: License Grant to Gilead

Licensee hereby grants to Gilead a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, sublicensable license to all improvements, methods, modifications and other know-how developed by or on behalf of Licensee and relating to API or a Product (“Improvements”), subject to the restrictions on further transfer of Licensee’s technology by Gilead as set forth in Section 5.2.

§5.2: Reporting of Improvements

Licensee shall provide Gilead with an annual report, in writing and in reasonable detail that sets forth any Improvements, including any patent applications claiming Improvements. Licensee shall transfer to Gilead, upon request by Gilead and at Gilead’s expense, any know-how owned or controlled by Licensee relating to such Improvements. Any failure to report any such Improvements to Gilead in accordance with the terms of this Agreement shall constitute a breach of this Agreement and shall provide Gilead with the right to terminate this Agreement pursuant to Section 10.2. Gilead shall not transfer any Improvements obtained from Licensee to any third party, provided, however, that (a) Gilead may transfer Improvements to Gilead’s own affiliates and suppliers, provided such affiliates and suppliers utilize such Improvements solely for the benefit of Gilead and/or Japan Tobacco, and (b) Gilead may transfer Improvements relating to EVG, EVG Product, EVG Combination Product, or Quad to Japan Tobacco in accordance with the Japan Tobacco Agreement for use solely for the benefit of Japan Tobacco, including the transfer and use of such Improvements to Japan Tobacco’s suppliers for the benefit of Japan Tobacco.