4.13. Labor Matters.
(a) The Company is not party to or bound by any collective bargaining agreements or other agreements with labor organizations. To the Companys Knowledge, the Company has not violated in any material respect any laws, regulations, orders or contract terms affecting the collective bargaining rights of employees or labor organizations, or any laws, regulations or orders affecting employment discrimination, equal opportunity employment, or employees health, safety, welfare, wages and hours.
(b) No material labor dispute with the employees of the Company, or with the employees of any principal supplier, manufacturer, customer or contractor of the Company, exists or, to the Companys Knowledge, is threatened or imminent.
4.14. Intellectual Property. The Company and its subsidiary own, possess, license or have other rights to use, all patents, patent applications, trade and service marks, trade and service mark registrations, trade names, copyrights, licenses, inventions, trade secrets, technology, know-how and other intellectual property (collectively, the Intellectual Property) necessary for the conduct of the Companys business in all material respects as now conducted or as proposed in the SEC Filings to be conducted; and (a) there are no rights of third parties to any such Intellectual Property, including no liens, security interests or other encumbrances; (b) to the Companys Knowledge, there is no material infringement by third parties of any such Intellectual Property; (c) there is no pending or, to the Companys Knowledge, threatened action, suit, proceeding or claim by others challenging the Companys rights in or to any such Intellectual Property; (d) such Intellectual Property that is described in the SEC Filings has not been adjudged by a court of competent jurisdiction invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part; (e) there is no pending or, to the Companys Knowledge, threatened action, suit, proceeding or claim by others challenging the validity or scope of any such Intellectual Property that is owned or licensed by the Company, including interferences, oppositions, reexaminations or government proceedings; (f) there is no pending or, to the Companys Knowledge, threatened action, suit, proceeding or claim by others that the Company infringes, misappropriates, or otherwise violates any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or other proprietary rights of others; and (g) to the Companys Knowledge, each Company employee involved with the development of Intellectual Property has entered into an invention assignment agreement with the Company.
4.15. Environmental Matters. The Company is not in violation of any statute, rule, regulation, decision or order of any governmental agency or body or any court, domestic or foreign, relating to the use, disposal or release of hazardous or toxic substances or relating to the protection or restoration of the environment or human exposure to hazardous or toxic substances (collectively, Environmental Laws), has not released any hazardous substances regulated by Environmental Law onto any real property that it owns or operates and has not received any written notice or claim it is liable for any off-site disposal or contamination pursuant to any Environmental Laws, which violation, release, notice, claim, or liability would reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect, and to the Companys Knowledge, there is no pending or threatened investigation that would reasonably be expected to lead to such a claim.
4.16. Legal Proceedings. There are no legal, governmental or regulatory investigations, actions, suits or proceedings pending to which the Company or its subsidiary are or may reasonably be expected to become a party or to which any property of the Company or its subsidiary are or may reasonably be expected to become the subject that, individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.