Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

NIH – GeoVax, Non-Exclusive Patent and Biological Materials License Agreement

  • Intellectual Property | Use of background IP

3. Grant Of Rights

3.1 The IC hereby grants and the Licensee accepts, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, a nonexclusive license under the Licensed Patent Rights in the Licensed Territory [Worldwide]  to make and have made, to use and have used, to sell and have sold, to offer to sell, and to import any Licensed Products in the Licensed Fields of Use and to practice and have practiced any Licensed Processes in the Licensed Fields of Use. For the sake of clarity, the Licensee has no right to sell, transfer or otherwise distribute Materials that are not incorporated as a component of a vaccine prime and/or booster Licensed Product in combination with Licensee’s proprietary technology. 

3.2 This Agreement confers no license or rights by implication, estoppel, or otherwise under any patent applications or patents of the IC other than the Licensed Patent Rights regardless of whether these patents are dominant or subordinate to the Licensed Patent Rights. 

4. Sublicensing

4.1 The Licensee has no right to sublicense.

[“Licensed Processes” means processes, which in the course of being practiced, would be within the scope of one or more claims of the Licensed Patent Rights that have not been held unpatentable, invalid or unenforceable by an unappealed or unappealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction.]

[“Licensed Products” means tangible materials, which in the course of manufacture, use, sale, or importation, would be within the scope of one or more claims of the Licensed Patent Rights that have not been held unpatentable, invalid or unenforceable by an unappealed or unappealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction. For the sake of clarity, vaccine primes and/or boosters incorporating Materials (or functional components of such) described in Appendix B are considered Licensed Products.]

[“Licensed Fields of Usemeans development and use of Licensed Patent Rights and Materials in combination with Licensee’s proprietary technology for the creation of a preventive Modified Vaccinia Ankara Virus-Virus Like Particle (MVA-VLP) vaccine primes and/or boosters against -“SARS-CoV-2.”]