“Axogen Customers” means accounts, customers, physicians, therapists, hospitals, acute surgical care centers, group purchasing organizations, integrated delivery networks, treatment centers or other clients that: (a) have purchased Axogen products during the prior one (1) year; or (b) have received or requested a proposal during the prior one (1) year for the purchase Axogen products; as well as all such entities or individuals that come to purchase Axogen products and/or request or receive a proposal for the purchase of Axogen products during the time of Employee’s employment by Axogen.
“Competing Organization” means any person or organization which is engaged in or about to become engaged in research on, consulting regarding, or development, production, marketing or selling of a Competing Product including, but not limited to, the organizations identified on Schedule 1, effective as of the Effective Date and as may be amended from time to time, attached hereto.
“Competing Product” means any product, process, technology, service, machine or invention of any person or organization other than Axogen in existence or under development which is similar to, resembles, competes with, is substitutable for, or is intended to be similar to, resemble, compete with, or be substitutable for a product, process, technology, service, machine or invention of Axogen.
“Confidential Information” means Axogen’s confidential, proprietary, trade secret or any other non-public information, including without limitation: (a) Axogen Customers; (b) actual or potential vendors, suppliers, distributors or referral sources; (c) products, product know-how, product manufacturing and distribution systems and processes, product technology, product development plans and strategies; (d) marketing and sales strategies and plans, product pricing policies, offerings and structures; (e) business and financial information of a non-public nature (e.g., strategy plans, forecasts, budgets); (f) employee, personnel or payroll policies, records and information; (g) corporate development strategies including acquisitions, divestitures, growth plans and other plans; (h) clinical study design, management, evaluation, and interpretation; (i) inventions, ideas, innovations, improvements, know-how, methods, processes, specifications, procedures, invention disclosures, certifications, and proposed and/or actual research and development activities, regardless of whether or not any of the foregoing is patentable or otherwise protectable under the intellectual property laws of the United States; and (j) information disclosed by third parties to Axogen pursuant to a confidentiality agreement. Confidential Information does not include information that is or becomes part of the public domain through no fault of Employee, or without any third-party violation of any confidentiality agreement with Axogen.
“Copyrightable Works” means all works of authorship, fixed in any tangible medium of expression known or later developed, including but not limited to writings, reports, articles, white papers, compilations, summaries, graphics, computer programs, user interfaces, drawings, designs, documentation and publications.
“Intellectual Property” means all inventions, patents, patent applications, designs, discoveries, ideas, innovations, improvements, modifications, know-how, trade secrets, methods, processes, specifications, procedures, trademarks, certifications, and invention disclosures, whether or not patentable or otherwise protectable under the intellectual property laws of the United States.
“Material Contact” means (i) any interaction between Employee and an Axogen Customer which takes place in an effort to establish, maintain, and/or further a business relationship on