and you may, during the course of your employment, develop certain information or inventions that will be the property of the Company. To protect the interests of the Company, you will need to sign the Companys standard Employee Invention Assignment and Confidentiality Agreement as a condition of your employment. We wish to impress upon you that we do not want you to, and we hereby direct you not to, bring with you any confidential or proprietary material of any former employer or to violate any other obligations you may have to any former employer. Rather, you will be expected to use only that information which is generally known and used by persons with training and experience comparable to your own, which is common knowledge in the industry or otherwise legally in the public domain, or which is otherwise provided or developed by the Company. You agree that you will not bring onto Company premises any unpublished documents or property belonging to any former employer or other person to whom you have an obligation of confidentiality. You represent that your signing of this offer letter and the Companys Employee Invention Assignment and Confidentiality Agreement, and your commencement of employment with the Company will not violate any agreement currently in place between yourself and current or past employers.
Non-disparagement. During the period that you render services to the Company, you must not make false statements about a competitor or other disparaging comments about them. This does not affect your ability to make true, factual statements about competitors, their products, and/or services.
Duty of Loyalty. During your employment, you agree not to engage in any employment, business or activity that is in any way competitive with the business or proposed business of the Company. You will disclose to the Company in writing any other gainful employment, business or activity that you are currently associated with or participate in that competes with the Company. You will not assist any other person or organization in competing with the Company or in preparing to engage in competition with the business or proposed business of the Company.
At Will Employment. Your employment with the Company is for no specified time and constitutes at will employment. As a result, you are free to terminate your employment with the Company at any time and for any reason whatsoever simply by notifying the Company. Likewise, the Company is free to conclude its employment relationship with you at any time and for any reason whatsoever, with or without cause or advance notice. Any modification or change in your at will employment status may only occur by way of a written employment agreement signed by you and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Complete Agreement. This letter, together with your Employee Invention Assignment and Confidentiality Agreement, forms the complete and exclusive statement of your employment agreement with the Company. The employment terms in this letter supersede any other agreements or promises made to you by anyone, whether oral or written.
Proof of Authorization to Work in the U.S. As required by law, this offer is subject to satisfactory proof of your right to work in the United States. Within three (3) business days of starting your new position you will need to present documentation demonstrating that you have authorization to work in the United States. If you have questions about this requirement, which applies to U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens alike, you may contact Human Resources.