Compensation means Salary and Benefits.
Confidential Information means any and all:
(a) trade secrets concerning the business and affairs of the Employer or any Affiliate of the Employer, product or service specifications, data, know-how, formulae, compositions, processes, designs, sketches, photographs, graphs, drawings, samples, inventions and ideas, past, current, and planned research and development, current and planned manufacturing, marketing or distribution methods and processes, customer lists, prospective customer lists, current and anticipated customer requirements, price lists, market studies, business plans, computer software and programs (including object code and source code), computer software and database technologies, systems, structures, and architectures (and related formulae, compositions, processes, improvements, devices, know-how, inventions, discoveries, concepts, ideas, designs, methods and information), and any other information, however documented, that is a trade secret either under common law or as such term is defined by statute under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction;
(b) information concerning the business and affairs of the Employer or its Affiliates (which includes historical financial statements, financial projections and budgets, historical and projected sales, capital spending budgets and plans, the names and backgrounds of key personnel, personnel training and techniques and materials), however documented; and
(c) notes, analysis, compilations, studies, summaries, and other material prepared by or for the Employer or Affiliates of the Employer, containing or based, in whole or in part, on any information included in the foregoing.
Disability has the meaning set forth in Section 6.3.
Employee Invention means any idea, invention, technique, modification, process, or improvement (whether patentable or not), and any work of authorship (whether or not copyright protection may be obtained for it) created, conceived, or developed by the Employee, either solely or in conjunction with others, during the Employment Period, or a period that includes a portion of the Employment Period, that relates in any way to, or is useful in any manner in, the business then being conducted or proposed to be conducted by the Employer or any Affiliate of the Employer, and any such item created by the Employee, either solely or in conjunction with others, following termination of the Employees employment with the Employer, that is based upon or uses Confidential Information; provided, however, that any item so created by the Employee that is based upon or uses Confidential Information that the Employee demonstrates was or became generally available to the public, other than as a result of a disclosure by the Employee, will not be deemed to be an Employee Invention for any purposes.