(c) NONSOLICITATION; NONINTERFERENCE. During the Employees employment hereunder and for a period of twelve (12) months following Employees Termination, the Employee agrees that the Employee shall not, except in the furtherance of the Employees duties hereunder, directly or indirectly, individually or on behalf of any other person, firm, corporation or other entity, (i) solicit, aid or induce any person or entity the Employee knows or reasonably should have known to be a customer, tenant or mortgagee (or any person or entity to whom the Company to the Employees knowledge (or reasonably should know) has leased property or provided capital, directly or indirectly, within the prior 18 months) of the Company or any of its affiliates to purchase goods or services or enter into transactions for the purchase, sale, lease, license or financing of real property then offered by the Company or any of its affiliates from another person, firm, corporation or other entity or assist or aid any other person or entity in identifying or soliciting any such customer, tenant or counterparty, (ii) solicit, aid or induce any employee, representative or agent of the Company or any of its affiliates with whom the Employee, during the term of his employment had contact or became aware of, or about whom the Employee has trade secret or Confidential Information, to leave such employment or retention or to accept employment with or render services to or with any other person, firm, corporation or other entity unaffiliated with the Company, or hire or retain any such employee, representative or agent, or take any action to materially assist or aid any other person, firm, corporation or other entity in identifying, hiring or soliciting any such employee, representative or agent, or (iii) interfere, or aid or induce any other person or entity in interfering, with the relationship between the Company or any of its affiliates and any person or entity the Employee knows or reasonably should have known to be one of their respective vendors, joint venturers or licensors. An employee, representative or agent shall be deemed covered by this Section 9(c) while so employed or retained and for a period of three (3) months thereafter. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the provisions of this Section 9(c) shall not be violated by general advertising or solicitation not specifically targeted at Company-related persons or entities.
(d) NONDISPARAGEMENT. The Employee agrees not to make negative comments or otherwise disparage the Company or its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, members, agents or products other than in the good faith performance of the Employees duties to the Company. The Company agrees to direct the members of its Board and its executive officers not to make negative comments or otherwise disparage the Employee. The foregoing shall not be violated by truthful statements in response to legal process, required governmental testimony or filings, or administrative or arbitral proceedings (including, without limitation, depositions in connection with such proceedings), and the foregoing limitation on the Companys directors and executive officers shall not be violated by statements that they in good faith believe are necessary or appropriate to make in connection with performing their duties and obligations to the Company.
(e) INVENTIONS. (i) The Employee acknowledges and agrees that all ideas, methods, inventions, discoveries, improvements, work products, developments, software, know-how, processes, techniques, methods, works of authorship and other work product, whether patentable or unpatentable, (A) that are reduced to practice, created, invented, designed, developed, contributed to, or improved with the use of any resources of the Company or its subsidiaries and/or within the scope of the Employees work with the Company or its subsidiaries or that relate to the business, operations or actual or demonstrably anticipated research or