continue to adhere to all covenants to which he agreed in the Non-Disclosure Agreement signed on August 31, 2014.
(ii) For purposes of this Agreement, Confidential Information means information that is not generally known to the public (including the existence and content of this Agreement) and that is used, developed or obtained by any Company Group Member in connection with its business, including, but not limited to, information, observations and data obtained by Employee during Employees employment with the Company concerning (A) the business or affairs of the Company Group (or any predecessor thereof) and (B) products, services, fees, costs, pricing structures, analyses, drawings, photographs and reports, computer software (including operating systems, applications and program listings), data bases, accounting and business methods, inventions, devices, new developments, methods and processes (whether patentable or unpatentable and whether or not reduced to practice), customers and clients and customer and client lists, all technology and trade secrets, and all similar and related information in whatever form. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Confidential Information will not include any information that has been published in a form generally available to the public prior to the date Employee proposes to disclose or use such information.
(b) Non-Solicitation. For a period of six months following the Termination Date, the Employee shall not (i) directly, or indirectly through another Person, induce any employee of the Company Group to leave the employ of such Company Group Member; and/or (ii) directly, or indirectly through another Person, induce any customer, supplier, licensee, vendor or other business relation of a Company Group Member to cease doing business with such Company Group Member, or in any way intentionally interfere with the relationship between any such customer, supplier, licensee, vendor or business relation, and the Company Group Member.
(c) Non-Compete. For a period of six months following the Termination Date, the Employee shall not, and will cause his affiliates not to, directly or indirectly, through or in association with any third party, in North America and any other territory in which the Companys products are sold (the Restricted Area), (i) engage in, sell or provide any products or services which are the same or similar to or otherwise competitive with the products and services sold or provided by the Company Group; and/or (ii) own, acquire, or control any interest, financial or otherwise, in a third party or business engaged in selling or providing the same, similar or otherwise competitive services or products which the Company Group Member is selling or providing, other than ownership of one percent (1%) or less of the equity of a publicly-traded company.
(d) Non-Disparagement. Employee shall not, in any manner, directly or indirectly, make any oral or written statement to any Person that disparages or places any Company Group Member in a false or negative light; provided, however, that Employee shall not be required to make any untruthful statement or to violate any law.
(e) Return of Company Property. Employee will return to the Company no later than January 29, 2019 any property of the Company in his possession, custody or control, including, but not limited to, files, identification card, data storage devices, passwords and office keys, and all memoranda, notes, plans, records, reports, computer tapes and software and other documents and data (and copies thereof) relating to the Confidential Information.
(f) Nothing in subparagraphs (a) through (e) of this section should be construed to alter, replace, or supersede the provisions of the Non-Disclosure Agreement, signed by the Employee on August 31, 2014, and instead are meant to supplement these covenants.