12. Term and Termination
12.2. Other Bases of Termination.
(a) Either Party may terminate this Agreement at any time by providing notice in writing to the other Party (the “Other Party”):
(i) subject to Section 12.2(b), if the Other Party is in material breach of this Agreement and, in the case of a breach capable of remedy within [***], the breach is not remedied within [***] of the Other Party receiving written notice specifying the breach and requiring its remedy; or
(ii) in the event that the Other Party or any of its Affiliates challenges or assists a third party in initiating or pursuing a challenge of any Technology Controlled by such Party; or
(iii) if (x) the Other Party makes a general assignment for the benefit of creditors, files a voluntary petition in bankruptcy, consents to an order for relief in connection with an involuntary petition in bankruptcy filed against such Other Party (or an involuntary petition in bankruptcy filed against such Other Party remains un-dismissed or un-stayed for a period of more than [***]), (y) an order is made or a resolution is passed for the winding up of the Other Party (other than voluntarily for the purpose of solvent amalgamation or reconstruction), or (z) a liquidator, administrator, administrative receiver, receiver, or trustee is appointed in respect of the whole or any part of the Other Party’s assets or business and such appointment is not withdrawn or stayed within a period of [***].
(b) In the event that either Party believes that such Party has cause to terminate this Agreement pursuant to Section 12.2(a)(i), prior to providing a notice of material breach as provided in Section 12.2(a)(i), such Party shall raise such issue by written notice to the Other Party, which shall not constitute a notice of material breach hereunder. If within [***] following the Other Party’s receipt of such notice, such Party believes that the Other Party has not remedied the issues identified by such Party in such notice, such Party may thereafter pursue the remedies provided to it under this Agreement, including pursuant to Section 12.2(a)(i); provided that, if the Other Party disputes in good faith whether such Party has cause to terminate this Agreement pursuant to Section 12.2(a)(i) and provides written notice of such dispute, which notice shall set forth the dispute in reasonable detail prior to the expiration of such [***] period, then such dispute shall be escalated to the JSC, who shall attempt to resolve such dispute within ten (10) Business Days after the matter has been brought to the JSC’s attention. If the JSC is deadlocked and cannot come to a mutual agreement on such decision within ten (10) Business Days, the matter shall be escalated to the Senior Executives for resolution; provided, however, if such dispute is not resolved by the Senior Executives within thirty (30) days following the date the matter was escalated, then such Party may thereafter pursue the remedies provided to it under this Agreement, including pursuant to Section 12.2(a)(i); provided further that the [***] period set forth in the second sentence of this Section 12.2(b) will be tolled until such time as such dispute is resolved.