Intellectual Property Rights means all intellectual property rights and related priority rights protected, created or arising under the Laws of the United States or any other jurisdiction or under any international convention, including without limitation all rights associated with the following whether unregistered or registered (as applicable) along with relevant applications, including the right to file such applications, registrations and renewals in connection therewith (a) patents and patent applications, utility models, industrial designs and design patent rights, designs and models, including any continuations, divisionals, continuations-in-part and provisional applications and statutory invention registrations and any patents issuing on any of the foregoing and any reissues, reexaminations, substitutes, supplementary protection certificates, extensions of any of the foregoing (collectively, Patents); (b) trademarks, service marks, slogans, symbols, designs, trade names, service names, brand names, product names, slogans, trade dress rights, logos, Internet domain names, certification marks, symbols, corporate names and other source or business identifiers, assumed names, fictitious names, d/b/as and every other form of trade identity and other indicia of origin, together with the goodwill associated with any of the foregoing, and all applications, registrations, extensions and renewals of any of the foregoing (collectively, Marks); (c) copyrights, neighboring rights, sui generis rights and works of authorship (including Software), database and design rights, mask work rights and moral rights, whether or not registered or published, and all registrations, applications, renewals, extensions and reversions of any of any of the foregoing (collectively, Copyrights); (d) whether patentable or not, trade secrets, know-how, business and technical information being confidential or proprietary, pertaining to the activities carried out by the Group Companies along with any documentation associated therewith including without limitation with regard to inventions, technology, works of authorship, materials, data, information, databases and data collections, technical data, Software, designs, business plans, product roadmaps, production processes, formulas, recipes, lab notes, chemical routes or studies, experiments, plans, drawings, discoveries, technical-industrial experience, market research and strategies, commercial information on customers, partners and suppliers, as well as any other information and knowledge related thereto (collectively, Trade Secrets and (e) any other intellectual or proprietary rights protectable, arising under or associated with any of the foregoing, including those protected by any Law anywhere in the world.
Investment Company Act means the Investment Company Act of 1940.
JOBS Act means the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012.
Law means any federal, state, local, foreign, national or supranational statute, law (including common law and fiduciary duties), act, statute, ordinance, treaty, rule, code, regulation, Order or other binding directive or guidance issued, promulgated or enforced by a Governmental Entity having jurisdiction over a given matter.
Liability or liability means any and all debts, liabilities and obligations, whether accrued or unaccrued, liquidated or unliquidated, fixed, absolute or contingent, known or unknown, matured or unmatured or determined or determinable, including those arising under any Law (including any Environmental Law), Proceeding or Order and those arising under any Contract, agreement, arrangement, commitment or undertaking.
Lien means any mortgage, pledge, security interest, equitable right, other rights in rem or in personam, in rem obligation, encumbrance, easement, limitation of use, burden, lien (including Tax lien), license or sub-license, charge or other similar encumbrance or interest (including, in the case of any Equity Securities, any voting, transfer or similar restrictions) or any agreement, arrangement or obligation to create any of the same.
Multiemployer Plan has the meaning set forth in Section 3(37) or Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA.
NYSE means the New York Stock Exchange.
Off-the-Shelf Software means any Software or other technology that is made generally available on a commercial basis (including technology offered on a SaaS, PaaS or IaaS or similar basis and Software available through retail stores, distribution networks or that is pre-installed as a standard part of hardware) and is licensed