Employee on the job, at home, or elsewhere. This obligation extends to all types of information, ideas and concepts, including information, ideas and concepts relating to new types of services, corporate opportunities, acquisition prospects, the identity of key representatives within acquisition prospect organizations, prospective names or service marks for the Companys business activities, and the like.
10. Ownership of Information, Ideas, Concepts, Improvements, Discoveries and Inventions, and all Original Works of Authorship.
10.1 All information, ideas, concepts, improvements, discoveries and inventions, whether patentable or not, which are conceived, made, developed or acquired by the Employee or which are disclosed or made known to the Employee, individually or in conjunction with others, during the Employees employment by the Company and which relate to the business, products or services of the Company or its Affiliates (including, without limitation, all such information relating to corporate opportunities, research, financial and sales data, pricing and trading terms, evaluations, opinions, interpretations, acquisition prospects, the identity of customers or their requirements, the identity of key contacts within the customers organizations or within the organization of acquisition prospects, marketing and merchandising techniques, and prospective names and service marks) are and shall be the sole and exclusive property of the Company. Furthermore, all drawings, memoranda, notes, records, files, correspondence, manuals, models, specifications, computer programs, maps and all other writings or materials of any type embodying any of such information, ideas, concepts, improvements, discoveries and inventions are and shall be the sole and exclusive property of the Company.
10.2 In particular, the Employee hereby specifically sells, assigns, transfers and conveys to the Company all of his worldwide right, title and interest in and to all such information, ideas, concepts, improvements, discoveries or inventions, and any United States or foreign applications for patents, inventors certificates or other industrial rights which may be filed in respect thereof, including divisions, continuations, continuations-in-part, reissues and/or extensions thereof, and applications for registration of such names and service marks. The Employee shall assist the Company and its nominee at all times, during the Employment Period and thereafter, in the protection of such information, ideas, concepts, improvements, discoveries or inventions, both in the United States and all foreign countries, which assistance shall include, but shall not be limited to, the execution of all lawful oaths and all assignment documents requested by the Company or its nominee in connection with the preparation, prosecution, issuance or enforcement of any applications for United States or foreign letters patent, including divisions, continuations, continuations-in-part, reissues and/or extensions thereof, and any application for the registration of such names and service marks.
10.3 In the event the Employee creates, during the Employment Period, any original work of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression which is the subject matter of copyright (such as, videotapes, written presentations on acquisitions, computer programs, drawings, maps, architectural renditions, models, manuals, brochures or the like) relating to the Companys business, products or services, whether such work is created solely by the Employee or jointly with others, the Company shall be deemed the author of such work if the work is prepared by the Employee in the scope of his employment; or, if the work is not prepared by the Employee within the scope of his employment but is specially ordered by the Company as a