not compete with the business of Company. Executive represents and agrees that the restrictions on competition, as to time, geographic area, and scope of activity are reasonable, do not impose a greater restraint than is necessary to protect the goodwill and business interests of Company, and are not unduly burdensome to Executive. However, if, at the time of enforcement, a court shall hold that the restrictions stated herein are unreasonable under circumstances then existing, the Parties agree that the maximum duration, scope and area reasonable under such circumstances shall be substituted for the stated duration, scope and area and that the court shall be allowed and directed to revise the restrictions contained therein to cover the maximum period, scope and area permitted by law. In the event of a breach or violation by Executive of Section 9, the Noncompete Period shall be tolled until such breach or violation has been duly cured.
10. Non-Solicitation of Customers or Prospects: Executive acknowledges that information about Companys customers is confidential and constitutes trade secrets. Accordingly, Executive agrees that during his employment with Company and for a period of two (2) years after the termination of this Agreement for any reason, Executive will not, either directly or indirectly, separately or in association with others, interfere with, impair, disrupt or damage Companys reputation or relationship with any of its customers, including physicians, or customer prospects by soliciting or encouraging others to solicit any of them for the purpose of diverting or taking away business from Company.
11. Non-Solicitation of Employees: Executive acknowledges that information about Companys employees is confidential and constitutes trade secrets. Accordingly, Executive agrees that during his employment with Company and for a period of two (2) years after the termination of this Agreement for any reason, Executive will not, either directly or indirectly, separately or in association with others, (a) interfere with, impair, disrupt or damage Companys business by soliciting, encouraging or attempting to hire any of Companys employees, consultants or independent contractors or causing others to solicit or encourage any of Companys employees, consultants or independent contractors to discontinue their employment or engagement with Company or (b) attempt to hire or employ any person employed by Company even if Executive did not initiate the discussion or seek out the contact (provided that for avoidance of doubt, any such attempt, employment or discussion undertaken by any new employer of Executive shall not violate this Section, unless Executive, as an officer, director, employee, consultant, owner, partner, or in any other capacity, either directly or through others, engage in such activity). Notwithstanding the foregoing, a general solicitation of employment in a periodical of general circulation, a website or other social media site shall not constitute a violation of this provision.
12. Intellectual Property: It is expressly understood that all of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, domain names, patents, copyrights, inventions, processes and applications therefore (whether registered or common law), systems, methods, business plans, strategic models, procedures, written materials and controls (Intellectual Property) owned, contributed and/or developed by Executive or his designee in the performance of this Agreement with Company, including all modifications, derivatives, or combinations thereof (Proprietary Information) are proprietary in nature and shall remain the property of Company. Accordingly, Company shall retain all rights, title, and interest to the Proprietary Information. The Proprietary Information shall not at any time be utilized, distributed, copied or otherwise acquired or used by Executive outside the normal course of his work with Company. This Intellectual Property provision shall survive indefinitely the termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever.
13. Confidentiality: Executive agrees to use best efforts to prevent the unauthorized use, disclosure, or availability of any confidential information of Company (Confidential Information), which shall be defined to include all financial, operational, technical and other information, including all copies thereof (including, without limitation, all agreements, financial statements, compensation information, files, books, logs, charts, records, studies, reports, surveys, schedules, plans, maps, statistical information, client and prospective client information, and client and prospective client lists) which may be furnished or disclosed