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X. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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Each party agrees not to disclose the other party’s Confidential Information without their prior written consent. “Confidential Information” includes, without limitation: (a) all intellectual property, including, without limitation, all software, technology, programming, technical specifications, materials, guidelines and documentation relating to each party’s business; (b) any financial information including pricing, business information including planning, operations, marketing, products; and (c) any other information designated in writing as “Confidential” or an equivalent designation or that would otherwise be reasonably considered confidential or proprietary given its nature or the circumstances under which it was disclosed. It does not include information that: (a) is or has become publicly known through no improper action or inaction by the receiving party or any affiliate, agent, consultant or employee; (b) was in the possession of the receiving party or known by it without restriction prior to receipt from the other party; (c) was rightfully disclosed to the receiving party by a third party without restriction; or (d) was independently developed without use of any Confidential Information of the other party. The receiving party may make disclosures required by law or court order provided the receiving party uses reasonable efforts to limit disclosure and to obtain confidential treatment and has allowed the other party to participate in the proceeding.
Independence. You and Patentech are independent parties under these Terms and nothing shall be construed to create a partnership, joint venture or agency relationship between You and Patentech, and neither party has authority to enter into agreements of any kind on behalf of the other.
Force Majeure. In the event that either party is prevented from performing or is unable to perform any of its obligations under these Terms due to any cause beyond its reasonable control, then that party’s performance shall be excused and the time for performance shall be extended for the period of delay or inability to perform due to such occurrence.
Assignment. Patentech may assign performance of these Terms or any of its rights or delegate any of its duties under these Terms without Your prior consent to the extent that Patentech deems it necessary to provide the Services.
Waiver. The waiver of either party of a breach or a default of any provision of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any succeeding breach of the same of any other provision.
Severability. Each provision of these Terms shall be severable from every other provision of the Terms for the purpose of determining the legal enforceability of any specific provision.
Survival. All conditions of these Terms which by their nature extend beyond their termination shall remain in effect until fulfilled and apply to respective successors and assigns.
Headings. The headings and subheadings in these Terms are included for convenience only, and shall not limit or otherwise affect the conditions of these Terms.
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