Executive Employment Agreement dated March 29, 2021, among Research Solutions, Inc., Reprints Desk, Inc. and Roy W. Olivier
EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
This Executive Employment Agreement (this “Agreement”), dated as of March 29, 2021 (the “Commencement Date”), is between Reprints Desk, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), Research Solutions, Inc., a Nevada corporation (“Research Solutions”), and Roy W. Olivier (“Executive”).
1.Position and Responsibilities
(a)Position. Executive is employed by the Company to render services to both the Company and Research Solutions in the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer and President. Executive shall perform such duties and responsibilities as are normally related to such position in accordance with the standards of the industry and any additional duties now or hereafter assigned to Executive by the Board of Directors of each of the Company and Research Solutions. Executive shall abide by the rules, regulations, and practices as adopted or modified from time to time in the Company’s or Research Solutions’ sole discretion.
(b)Other Activities. Except upon the prior written consent of the Company, Executive will not, during the term of this Agreement, (i) accept any other employment, or (ii) engage, directly or indirectly, in any other business activity (whether or not pursued for pecuniary advantage) that might interfere with Executive’s duties and responsibilities hereunder or create a conflict of interest with the Company, provided that Executive is expressly permitted to serve on the governing boards of entities that do not compete with the Company.
(c)No Conflict. Executive represents and warrants that Executive’s execution of this Agreement, Executive’s employment with the Company, and the performance of Executive’s proposed duties under this Agreement shall not violate any obligations Executive may have to any other employer, person or entity, including any obligations with respect to proprietary or confidential information of any other person or entity.
(d)Term. The term of employment of Executive by the Company pursuant to this Employment Agreement (the “Term”) shall be for the period commencing on the Commencement Date and ending on September 21, 2021, or such earlier date that Executive’s employment is terminated in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.
(e)Exercise of Certain Options. Within five busines days following the Commencement Date, Executive shall fully exercise options granted to Executive on February 8, 2018 entitling Executive to purchase up to 65,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at a per share price of $1.15.
2.Compensation and Benefits
(a)Base Salary. In consideration of the services to be rendered under this Agreement, the Company shall pay Executive a salary at the rate of Three Hundred Seventy-One Thousand Five Hundred Twenty Dollars ($371,520) per year (“Base Salary”). The Base Salary shall be paid in accordance with the Company’s regularly established payroll practice. Executive’s Base Salary will be reviewed from time to time in accordance with the established procedures of the Company
for adjusting salaries for similarly situated employees and may be adjusted in the sole discretion of the Company.
(b)Bonus Compensation. Executive is eligible to participate in the executive bonus plan as determined by the Board of Directors of each of the Company and Research Solutions.
(c)Benefits. Executive shall be eligible to participate in the benefits made generally available by the Company to its employees, in accordance with the benefit plans established by the Company, and as may be amended from time to time in the Company’s sole discretion.
(d)Expenses. The Company shall reimburse Executive for reasonable business expenses incurred in the performance of Executive’s duties hereunder in accordance with the Company’s expense reimbursement guidelines.
3.At-Will Employment; Termination By the Company
(a)At-Will Termination by the Company. The employment of Executive shall be “at-will” at all times. The Company may terminate Executive’s employment with the Company at any time, without any advance notice, for any reason or no reason at all, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in or arising from any statements, policies or practices of the Company relating to the employment, discipline or termination of its employees. Upon and after such termination, all obligations of the Company under this Agreement shall cease, unless Executive’s employment is terminated without Cause, in which case the Company shall provide Executive with the severance benefits described in Section 3(b) below.
(b)Severance. Except in situations where the employment of Executive is terminated For Cause, By Death or By Disability (as defined in Section 4 below), in the event that the Company terminates the employment of Executive at any time prior to the end of the Term, Executive will be eligible to receive an amount equal to that portion of the then-current Base Salary that would be payable to Executive from such termination date through the end of the Term, payable in the form of salary continuation. Executive’s eligibility for severance is conditioned on Executive having first signed a release agreement in the form attached as Exhibit A. Executive shall not be entitled to any severance payments if Executive’s employment is terminated For Cause, By Death or By Disability (as defined in Section 4 below), if Executive’s employment is terminated by Executive (in accordance with Section 5 below), or upon the expiration of the Term.
4.Other Terminations By the Company
(a)Termination For Cause. For purposes of this Agreement, “For Cause” shall mean: (i) Executive commits a crime involving dishonesty, breach of trust, or physical harm to any person; (ii) Executive willfully engages in conduct that is in bad faith and materially injurious to the Company, including but not limited to, misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud or embezzlement; (iii) Executive commits a material breach of this Agreement, which breach is not cured within twenty (20) days after written notice to Executive from the Company; (iv) Executive willfully refuses to implement or follow a lawful policy or directive of the Company, which breach is not cured within twenty (20) days after written notice to Executive from the Company; or (v) Executive engages in misfeasance or malfeasance demonstrated by a pattern of failure to perform job duties diligently and professionally. The Company may terminate Executive’s employment
For Cause at any time, without any advance notice. The Company shall pay to Executive all compensation to which Executive is entitled up through the date of termination, subject to any other rights or remedies of Employer under law; and thereafter all obligations of the Company under this Agreement shall cease.
(b)By Death. Executive’s employment shall terminate automatically upon Executive’s death. The Company shall pay to Executive’s beneficiaries or estate, as appropriate, any compensation then due and owing. Thereafter all obligations of the Company under this Agreement shall cease. Nothing in this Section shall affect any entitlement of Executive’s heirs or devisees to the benefits of any life insurance plan or other applicable benefits.
(c)By Disability. If Executive becomes eligible for the Company’s long term disability benefits or if, in the sole opinion of the Company, Executive is unable to carry out the responsibilities and functions of the position held by Executive by reason of any physical or mental impairment for more than ninety (90) consecutive days or more than one hundred and twenty days (120) in any twelve-month period, then, to the extent permitted by law, the Company may terminate Executive’s employment. The Company shall pay to Executive all compensation to which Executive is entitled up through the date of termination, and thereafter all obligations of the Company under this Agreement shall cease. Nothing in this Section shall affect Executive’s rights under any disability plan in which Executive is a participant.
5.At-Will Termination By Executive
Executive may terminate employment with the Company at any time for any reason or no reason at all, and in such circumstance the Company requests that Executive provide to the Company two weeks’ advance written notice. Executive shall continue to diligently perform all of Executive’s duties hereunder following Executive’s provision to the Company of any advance notice of Executive’s termination of his employment. In the event that Executive provides to the Company two weeks’ advance written notice of Executive’s termination of his employment with the Company, the Company shall have the option, in its sole discretion, to make Executive’s termination effective at any time prior to the end of such notice period as long as the Company pays Executive all compensation to which Executive is entitled up through the last day of the two week notice period. Thereafter all obligations of the Company shall cease.
(a)Return of Property. Executive agrees that all property (including without limitation all equipment, tangible proprietary information, documents, records, notes, contracts and computer-generated materials) furnished to or created or prepared by Executive incident to Executive’s employment belongs to the Company and shall be promptly returned to the Company upon termination of Executive’s employment.
(b)Resignation and Cooperation. Upon termination of Executive’s employment for any reason, Executive shall be deemed to have resigned from all offices then held with the Company and Research Solutions. At the request of the Board of Directors of each of the Company and Research Solutions, upon termination of Executive’s employment for any reason, executive shall resign from all directorships with the Company and Research Solutions. Following any
termination of employment, Executive shall cooperate with the Company in the winding up of pending work on behalf of the Company and the orderly transfer of work to other employees. Executive shall also cooperate with the Company in the defense of any action brought by any third party against the Company that relates to Executive’s employment by the Company.
(c)Continuing Obligations. Executive understands and agrees that Executive’s obligations under Sections 6, 7, and 8 herein (including Exhibit B) shall survive the termination of Executive’s employment for any reason and the termination of this Agreement.
7.Inventions and Proprietary Information; Prohibition on Third Party Information
(a)Proprietary Information Agreement. Executive agrees to sign and be bound by the terms of the Confidential Information and Inventions Assignment Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit B (“Proprietary Information Agreement”).
(b)Non-Solicitation. Executive acknowledges that because of Executive’s position in the Company, Executive will have access to material intellectual property and confidential information. During the term of Executive’s employment and for one year thereafter, in addition to Executive’s other obligations hereunder or under the Proprietary Information Agreement, Executive shall not, for Executive or any third party, directly or indirectly (i) divert or attempt to divert from the Company any business of any kind, including without limitation the solicitation of or interference with any of its customers, clients, members, business partners or suppliers, or (ii) solicit or otherwise induce any person employed by the Company to terminate his employment.
(c)Non-Disclosure of Third Party Information. Executive represents and warrants and covenants that Executive shall not disclose to the Company, or use, or induce the Company to use, any proprietary information or trade secrets of others at any time, including but not limited to any proprietary information or trade secrets of any former employer, if any; and Executive acknowledges and agrees that any violation of this provision shall be grounds for Executive’s immediate termination For Cause and could subject Executive to substantial civil liabilities and criminal penalties. Executive further specifically and expressly acknowledges that no officer or other employee or representative of the Company has requested or instructed Executive to disclose or use any such third party proprietary information or trade secrets.
(a)ARBITRATION. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 8(b) BELOW, EXECUTIVE AGREES THAT ANY DISPUTE OR CONTROVERSY ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR CONCERNING ANY INTERPRETATION, CONSTRUCTION, PERFORMANCE OR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION TO BE HELD IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES THEN IN EFFECT OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. THE ARBITRATOR MAY GRANT INJUNCTIONS OR OTHER RELIEF IN SUCH DISPUTE OR CONTROVERSY. THE DECISION OF THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FINAL, CONCLUSIVE AND BINDING ON THE PARTIES TO THE ARBITRATION. JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED ON THE ARBITRATOR'S DECISION IN ANY COURT HAVING JURISDICTION. THE COMPANY SHALL PAY ALL
OF THE COSTS AND EXPENSES OF SUCH ARBITRATION, AND EACH OF THE COMPANY AND EXECUTIVE SHALL SEPARATELY PAY THEIR COUNSEL FEES AND EXPENSES.
THIS ARBITRATION CLAUSE CONSTITUTES A WAIVER OF EXECUTIVE'S RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND RELATES TO THE RESOLUTION OF ALL DISPUTES RELATING TO ALL ASPECTS OF THE EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP (EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 8(b) BELOW), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING CLAIMS:
i.ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR WRONGFUL DISCHARGE OF EMPLOYMENT; BREACH OF CONTRACT, BOTH EXPRESS AND IMPLIED; BREACH OF THE COVENANT OF GOOD FAITH AND FAIR DEALING, BOTH EXPRESS AND IMPLIED; NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS; NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL MISREPRESENTATION; NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH CONTRACT OR PROSPECTIVE ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE; AND DEFAMATION;
ii.ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR VIOLATION OF ANY FEDERAL, STATE OR MUNICIPAL STATUTE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1991, THE AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1967, THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990, THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT, AND LABOR CODE SECTION 201, et seq.; AND
iii.ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF ANY OTHER LAWS AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT OR EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION.
(b)EQUITABLE REMEDIES. EXECUTIVE AGREES THAT IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE OR INADEQUATE TO MEASURE AND CALCULATE THE COMPANY'S DAMAGES FROM ANY BREACH OF THE COVENANTS SET FORTH IN SECTIONS 1 AND 7 HEREIN. ACCORDINGLY, EXECUTIVE AGREES THAT IF EXECUTIVE BREACHES ANY OF SUCH SECTIONS, THE COMPANY WILL HAVE AVAILABLE, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER RIGHT OR REMEDY AVAILABLE, THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN AN INJUNCTION FROM A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION RESTRAINING SUCH BREACH OR THREATENED BREACH AND TO SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF ANY SUCH PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT. I FURTHER AGREE THAT NO BOND OR OTHER SECURITY SHALL BE REQUIRED IN OBTAINING SUCH EQUITABLE RELIEF AND I HEREBY CONSENT TO THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH INJUNCTION AND TO THE ORDERING OF SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE.
(c)CONSIDERATION. EXECUTIVE UNDERSTANDS THAT EACH PARTY'S PROMISE TO RESOLVE CLAIMS BY ARBITRATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, RATHER THAN THROUGH THE COURTS, IS CONSIDERATION FOR THE OTHER PARTY'S LIKE PROMISE. EXECUTIVE FURTHER
UNDERSTANDS THAT EXECUTIVE IS OFFERED EMPLOYMENT IN CONSIDERATION OF EXECUTIVE’S PROMISE TO ARBITRATE CLAIMS.
9.Amendments; Waivers; Remedies
This Agreement may not be amended or waived except by a writing approved by the Board of Directors of each of the Company and Research Solutions and signed by Executive and by a duly authorized representative of the Company and Research Solutions other than Executive. Failure to exercise any right under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right. Any waiver of any breach of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of any subsequent breaches. All rights or remedies specified for a party herein shall be cumulative and in addition to all other rights and remedies of the party hereunder or under applicable law.
10.Assignment; Binding Effect
(a)Assignment. The performance of Executive is personal hereunder, and Executive agrees that Executive shall have no right to assign and shall not assign or purport to assign any rights or obligations under this Agreement. This Agreement may be assigned or transferred by the Company; and nothing in this Agreement shall prevent the consolidation, merger or sale of the Company or a sale of any or all or substantially all of its assets.
(b)Binding Effect. Subject to the foregoing restriction on assignment by Executive, this Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon each of the parties; the affiliates, officers, directors, agents, successors and assigns of the Company; and the heirs, devisees, spouses, legal representatives and successors of Executive.
All notices or other communications required or permitted hereunder shall be made in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given if delivered: (a) by hand; (b) by a nationally recognized overnight courier service; or (c) by United States first class registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, to the principal address of the other party, as set forth below. The date of notice shall be deemed to be the earlier of (i) actual receipt of notice by any permitted means, or (ii) two (2) business days following dispatch by overnight delivery service or five (5) business days following dispatch by the United States Mail. Executive shall be obligated to notify the Company in writing of any change in Executive’s address. Notice of change of address shall be effective only when done in accordance with this paragraph.
Company’s Notice Address:
Research Solutions, Inc.
10624 S. Eastern Ave., Suite A-614
Henderson, NV 89052
Executive’s Notice Address:
Roy W. Olivier
1720 Oneco Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
If any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court or arbitrator to be invalid, unenforceable, or void, such provision shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law, and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. In the event that the time period or scope of any provision is declared by a court or arbitrator of competent jurisdiction to exceed the maximum time period or scope that such court or arbitrator deems enforceable, then such court or arbitrator shall reduce the time period or scope to the maximum time period or scope permitted by law.
All amounts paid under this Agreement (including, without limitation, Base Salary and Severance) shall be paid less all applicable state and federal tax withholdings and any other withholdings required by any applicable jurisdiction.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.
This Agreement shall be construed as a whole, according to its fair meaning, and not in favor of or against any party. Sections and section headings contained in this Agreement are for reference purposes only, and shall not affect in any manner the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement. Whenever the context requires, references to the singular shall include the plural and the plural the singular.
16.Obligations Survive Termination of Employment
Executive agrees that any and all of Executive’s obligations under this Agreement, including but not limited to Exhibit B, shall survive the termination of employment and the termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original of this Agreement, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.
Each party represents and warrants that such party has the right, power and authority to enter into and execute this Agreement and to perform and discharge all of its obligations hereunder; and that this Agreement constitutes the valid and legally binding agreement and obligation of such party and is enforceable in accordance with its terms.
This Agreement is intended to be the final, complete, and exclusive statement of the terms of Executive’s employment by the Company and may not be contradicted by evidence of any prior or contemporaneous statements or agreements, except for agreements specifically referenced herein (including the Confidential Information and Inventions Assignment Agreement attached as Exhibit B). To the extent that the practices, policies or procedures of the Company, now or in the future, apply to Executive and are inconsistent with the terms of this Agreement, the provisions of this Agreement shall control. Any subsequent change in Executive’s duties, position, or compensation will not affect the validity or scope of this Agreement.
EXECUTIVE ACKNOWLEDGES EXECUTIVE HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONSULT LEGAL COUNSEL CONCERNING THIS AGREEMENT, THAT EXECUTIVE HAS READ AND UNDERSTANDS THE AGREEMENT, THAT EXECUTIVE IS FULLY AWARE OF ITS LEGAL EFFECT, AND THAT EXECUTIVE HAS ENTERED INTO IT FREELY BASED ON EXECUTIVE’S OWN JUDGMENT AND NOT ON ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR PROMISES OTHER THAN THOSE CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have duly executed this Agreement as of the date first written above.
REPRINTS DESK, INC.
Name: John Regazzi
Title: Lead Independent Director
RESEARCH SOLUTIONS, INC.
Name: John Regazzi
Title: Lead Independent Director
Roy W. Olivier
and any and all Claims for breach of any contract, express or implied, breach of any covenant of good faith and fair dealing, express or implied, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, fraud, misrepresentation, defamation, disparagement, any restriction on the right of the Company to terminate employees, any violation of public policy, any violation of constitutional rights, or any violations of federal, state or other governmental statute, regulation, or ordinance, including, without limitation: (a) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq. (race, color, religion, sex and national origin discrimination); (b) 42 U.S.C. § 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 (discrimination); (c) the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634 (age discrimination in employment including discrimination against individuals over forty years of age); (d) the Equal Pay Act of 1963, 29 U.S.C. § 206 (equal pay); (e) the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq. (handicap discrimination); (f) the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, California Government Code §§ 12900 et seq. (discrimination, including race, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, sex or age); (g) the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 29 U.S.C. §§ 201 et seq. (wage and hour matters); (h) the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, 42 U.S.C. § 1395 et seq. (insurance matters); (i) the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1976, 29 U.S.C., § 1001 et seq. (retirement matters); (j) Executive Order 11246 (race, color, religion, sex and national origin discrimination); (k) Executive Order 11141 (age discrimination); (l) Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. §§ 701 et seq. (handicap discrimination).
Acknowledgments Regarding Release. You acknowledge that you understand and agree that this Agreement fully and finally releases and forever resolves the Claims released and discharged in paragraph 3, including those which may be known, unanticipated and/or unsuspected. You acknowledge that you are aware that you may hereafter discover facts in addition to or different from those which you now know or believe to exist with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement, but that your intention is fully, finally and forever to settle, release and discharge all Claims, known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated, suspected or unsuspected, which now exist, may exist or heretofore have existed. You expressly waive all benefits of any statutes or common law principles, to the extent that such benefits may contravene the provisions of paragraph 3 of this Agreement. You acknowledge that signing this Agreement including the Release, that you were given a period of at least twenty-one (21) business day in which to consider this Release. You waive any right you might have to additional time beyond this consideration period within which to consider this Release. You further acknowledge that: (1) you took advantage of this period to consider this Release before signing it; (2) you carefully read this Release; (3) you fully understand it; (4) you are entering into it voluntarily; (5) you are receiving valuable consideration in exchange for your execution of this Release that you would not otherwise be entitled to receive; and (6) the Company, in writing, encouraged you to discuss this Release with your attorney (at your own expense) before signing it, and that you did so to the extent you deemed appropriate. You expressly waive all benefits under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, as well as under any other statutes or common law principles of similar effect in California or any other jurisdiction, to the extent that such benefits may contravene the provisions of paragraph 6 of this Agreement. You
acknowledge that you have read and understand Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, which provides as follows:
A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.
Revocation. You acknowledge that you shall be entitled to revoke this Agreement at any time prior to the expiration of seven (7) days after the date of this Agreement, by providing written notice of such revocation to the Company at its regular business address. You understand and agree that the Company will not pay the Severance Payment until after the expiration of this seven (7) day revocation period.
Company or its suppliers, including keys, products, items from inventory, supplies, demonstration and promotional materials, brochures and selling materials, computers and computer equipment. Your further warrant and represent that you have not retained, and will not retain, Company Confidential Information, documents, data or communications, of any kind or character, whether in hard copy or electronic format.
Restriction on Disclosure of Confidential Information. You agree that you shall remain bound by the terms and conditions of the Confidential Information and Inventions Assignment Agreement (“PIIA”) (a copy of which has been simultaneously provided with this Agreement), which shall remain in full force and effect. You acknowledge and agree that, during your employment with the Company and Research Solutions, you have had access to certain Confidential Information (as defined in the PIIA) concerning the Company's and Research Solutions’ business and business activities, and by executing this Agreement you further confirm that you have not retained or provided to others and shall not retain or provide to others any copies, reproductions or means of access (in any form) to any Confidential Information, and that you have not caused and shall not cause any changes, alterations or damage thereto (including the planting of any computer “viruses” therein) or made or make any deletions therefrom. You acknowledge and agree that any actual or threatened violation of this paragraph will cause the Company and Research Solutions irreparable harm which could not be remedied by monetary damages alone, and you hereby consent to the grant of any injunctive relief for violation of this paragraph.
drafted it, is of no application and is hereby expressly waived. The provisions of this Agreement shall be interpreted in a reasonable manner to effect the intentions of the parties to this Agreement.
Severability. In the event that any provision of this Agreement should be held to be void, voidable, unlawful, or for any reason unenforceable, the remaining portions hereto shall remain in full force and effect.
Survival. The terms, conditions and restrictions of paragraphs (3), (8) (9), (10) and (13) shall survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement.
Reprints Desk, Inc.
Research Solutions, Inc.
Accepted and agreed to on this, the _____
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND
INVENTIONS ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT