received by or on behalf of, the Company or any of its affiliates. Confidential and Proprietary Information shall include, but shall not be limited to, confidential or proprietary scientific or technical information, data, formulas and related concepts, business plans (both current and under development), client lists, promotion and marketing programs, trade secrets, or any other confidential or proprietary business information relating to development programs, costs, revenues, marketing, investments, sales activities, promotions, credit and financial data, manufacturing processes, financing methods, plans or the business and affairs of the Company or of any affiliate or client of the Company. Consultant expressly acknowledges the trade secret status of the Confidential and Proprietary Information and that the Confidential and Proprietary Information constitutes a protectable business interest of the Company. Consultant agrees: (i) not to use any such Confidential and Proprietary Information for himself/herself or others; and (ii) not to take any Company material or reproductions (including but not limited to writings, correspondence, notes, drafts, records, invoices, technical and business policies, computer programs or disks) thereof from the Companys offices at any time during the Term, except as required in the execution of Consultants duties to the Company. Consultant agrees to return immediately all Company material and reproductions (including but not limited, to writings, correspondence, notes, drafts, records, invoices, technical and business policies, computer programs or disks) thereof in his/her possession to the Company upon request and in any event immediately upon termination or expiration of the Term.
(b) Except with prior written authorization by the Company, Consultant agrees not to disclose or publish any of the Confidential and Proprietary Information, or any confidential, scientific, technical or business information of any other party to whom the Company or any of its affiliates owes an obligation of confidence, at any time during or after the Term.
(c) Consultant agrees that all inventions, discoveries, improvements and patentable or copyrightable works (Inventions) initiated, conceived or made by him/her, either alone or in conjunction with others, in connection with or as a result of performance of Services by Consultant during the Term shall be the sole property of the Company to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and, to the extent permitted by law, shall be works made for hire as that term is defined in the United States Copyright Act (17 U.S.C.A., Section 101). The Company shall be the sole owner of all patents, copyrights, trade secret rights, and other intellectual property or other rights in connection therewith. Consultant hereby assigns to the Company all right, title and interest he/she may have or acquire in all such Inventions. Consultant further agrees to assist the Company in every proper way (but at the Companys expense) to obtain and from time to time enforce patents, copyrights or other rights on such Inventions in any and all countries, and to that end Consultant will execute all documents necessary:
(i) to apply for, obtain and vest in the name of the Company alone (unless the Company otherwise directs) letters patent, copyrights or other analogous protection in any country throughout the world and when so obtained or vested to renew and restore the same; and