employees, to have conducted or have obtained any freedom to operate opinions or any Patent, Mark or other Intellectual Property clearance searches. If not conducted or obtained, no knowledge of any Patents, Marks or other Intellectual Property of any third Person that would have been revealed by such opinions or searches will be imputed to the Company or any of its directors, officers or employees.
(ppp) Law means any (i) federal, state, local or foreign statute, law (including common law), ordinance, rule, regulation or stock exchange listing requirement, code, treaty or (ii) order, judgment, decree, injunction, ruling, writ, award, decision or other similar provision from a Governmental Authority having the force or effect of law (Order).
(qqq) Legal Proceeding means any claim, action, charge, lawsuit, arbitration, mediation, investigation (to the Knowledge of the Company, as used in relation to the Company or any of its Subsidiaries), audit, litigation or other similarly formal legal proceeding brought by or pending before any Governmental Authority, arbitrator, mediator or other tribunal.
(rrr) Lien means any mortgage, pledge, lien, encumbrance, charge, easement, right-of-way, encroachment, restriction, charge, option, right of first refusal, preemptive right, transfer restriction or security interest.
(sss) Major Customer means each of the 10 largest direct customers and 10 largest reseller customers of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, determined on the basis of revenues received by the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2021, combined with other key aspects of materiality as viewed by the Company in the ordinary course of business.
(ttt) Major Supplier means each of the 20 largest third-party suppliers and service providers (by spend) of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2021.
(uuu) Material Contract means any Contract, as in effect as of the date hereof, with any Major Customer or any Major Supplier.
(vvv) Nasdaq means The Nasdaq Stock Market.
(www) NS&I Act means the National Security and Investment Act 2021, together with its secondary legislation and associated regulatory rules.
(xxx) Open Source Software means any Software (in source or object code form) that is licensed, distributed or conveyed subject to (a) a license or other agreement commonly referred to as an open source, free software, copyleft or community source code license or under a similar licensing or distribution model (including any code or library licensed under the GNU General Public License, GNU Lesser General Public License, Affero General Public License, Mozilla Public License, Microsoft Shared Source License, Common Public License, Netscape Public License, Sun Community Source License, Sun Industry Standards License, BSD License, Apache Software License, or any other public source code license arrangement), or (b) any other license or other agreement that requires, as a condition of the use, modification or distribution of such Software that it, or other Software into which such Software is incorporated or that is linked with, derived from, called by, combined or distributed with such Software, be (i) disclosed, distributed, made available, offered, licensed or delivered in source code form, (ii) licensed for the purpose of making derivative works, (iii) licensed under terms that allow reverse engineering, reverse assembly, or disassembly of any kind, or (iv) redistributable at no charge or with restrictions on the consideration to be charged, including any license defined as an open source license by the Open Source Initiative as set forth on www.opensource.org.