Proceedings means all actions, suits, claims, hearings, arbitrations, litigations, mediations, grievances, audits, investigations, examinations or other proceedings (whether civil, criminal or administrative), in each case, by or before any Governmental Entity.
Registered Intellectual Property means all applications, registrations and filings for Intellectual Property Rights that have been registered, filed, certified or otherwise perfected or recorded with or by any state, government or other public or quasi-public legal authority anywhere in the world, including the United States Patent and Trademark Office or United States Copyright Office, including issued Patents and Patent applications, registered Trademarks and Trademark applications, registered Copyrights and Copyright applications, and domain name registrations and applications.
Release means any sudden, intermittent or gradual release, spill, leak, pumping, addition, pouring, emission, emptying, discharge, migration, injection, escape, leaching, disposal, dumping, deposit, spraying, burial, abandonment, incineration, seepage, placement or introduction of a Hazardous Substance, whether accidental or intentional, into the Environment.
Remedial Action shall mean any investigation, feasibility study, monitoring, testing, sampling, removal (including removal of underground storage tanks), restoration, clean-up, remediation, closure, site restoration, remedial response or remedial work, in each case in relation to environmental matters.
Representatives means, when used with respect to any Person, the directors, officers, employees, consultants, financial advisors, accountants, legal counsel, investment bankers and other agents, advisors and representatives of such Person and its Subsidiaries.
SEC means the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Securities Act means the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.
Senior Notes means each of the Companys (i) 6.375% Senior Notes due 2024 (the 2024 Notes) and (ii) 5.125% Senior Notes due 2029.
Senior Notes Indentures means each of (i) the Indenture, dated as of June 7, 2016, among the Company, as issuer, certain Company Subsidiaries, as subsidiary guarantors, and U.S. Bank National Association (USB), as trustee, as supplemented by Supplemental Indenture No. 1, dated as of October 12, 2016, among Valente Equipment Leasing Corp., USC-Jenna, LLC and USC-Kings, LLC, as new guarantors, the Company and USB, Supplemental Indenture No. 2, dated as of January 9, 2017, among the Company, the guarantors party thereto and USB, Supplemental Indenture No. 3, dated as of November 2, 2017, among NorCal Materials, Inc., as a new guarantor, the Company and USB, Supplemental Indenture No. 4, dated as of March 20, 2018, among Polaris Aggregates Inc., WMC IP, Inc. and WMC OP, LLC, as new guarantors, the Company and USB, Supplemental Indenture No. 5, dated as of June 22, 2018, among USC-Coram, LLC and USC-L&L, LLC, as new guarantors, the Company and USB, Supplemental Indenture No. 6, dated as of September 25, 2018, among USC-New York Payroll, LLC, as a new guarantor, the Company and USB, and Supplemental Indenture No. 7, dated as of April 16, 2020, among Coram Materials Corp, Miller Place Development LLC, A.B. of Sayville, Ltd., MLFF Realty Corp. and BSLH Realty