SOW 7.2 Foreground IP
(a) Ownership. Notwithstanding anything in the Base Agreement to the contrary, Novavax owns all rights, title and interest in and to any development, modification, discovery, invention or improvement, whether or not patentable, conceived, made, reduced to practice, or created in connection with activities funded under the Project Agreement, including, without limitation, all data and inventions, and intellectual property rights in any of the foregoing (“Foreground IP”).
(b) Foreground IP Special License. Subject to the terms of the Project Agreement, Novavax grants the U.S. Government a nonexclusive, worldwide, nontransferable, irrevocable, paid-up license to practice or have practiced the Foreground IP for or on behalf of the U.S. Government (“Foreground IP Special License”).