(1) Relate at the time of conception or reduction to practice of the invention to the employers business, or actual or demonstrably anticipated research or development of the employer; or
(2) Result from any work performed by the employee for the employer.
(b) To the extent a provision in an employment agreement purports to require an employee to assign an invention otherwise excluded from being required to be assigned under subdivision (a), the provision is against the public policy of this state and is unenforceable.
While employed, I will advise the Company promptly in writing of any inventions that I believe meet the criteria in California Labor Code Section 2870 for a confidential ownership determination.
Paragraph 9 Enforceability; General Provisions, Subparagraph (b) by this Addendum shall substitute California for Illinois with respect to the choice of law and forum, during such time that I primarily reside and work in California.
The geographic scope in Paragraph 2 Non-Competition is limited to the that part of the Restricted Area where I had Responsibilities for the Company, represented the Company, or had business contact with Restricted Customers in the two (2) year period preceding the termination of my employment from the Company. Said Restricted Area shall be the following Louisiana Parishes: Acadia Parish, Allen Parish, Ascension Parish, Assumption Parish, Avoyelles Parish, Beauregard Parish, Bienville Parish, Bossier Parish, Caddo Parish, Calcasieu Parish, Caldwell Parish, Cameron Parish, Catahoula Parish, Claiborne Parish, Concordia Parish, DeSoto Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish, East Carroll Parish, East Feliciana Parish, Evangeline Parish, Franklin Parish, Grant Parish, Iberia Parish, Iberville Parish, Jackson Parish, Jefferson Parish, Jefferson Davis Parish, Lafayette Parish, Lafourche Parish, LaSalle Parish, Lincoln Parish, Livingston Parish, Madison Parish, Morehouse Parish, Natchitoches Parish, Orleans Parish, Ouachita Parish, Plaquemines Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish, Rapides Parish, Red River Parish, Richland Parish, Sabine Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, St. Helena Parish, St. James Parish, St. John the Baptist Parish, St. Landry Parish, St. Martin Parish, St. Mary Parish, St. Tammany Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Tensas Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Union Parish, Vermilion Parish, Vernon Parish, Washington Parish, Webster Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, West Carroll Parish, West Feliciana Parish, and Winn Parish, all so long as the business of the Company is transacted therein.
The first sentence of Paragraph 3(a) is stricken and replaced with the following
I will not directly or indirectly, solicit any Restricted Customer within in the Restricted Area, as defined in Paragraph 2, for purposes of providing Competing Products or Services, or offer, provide or sell Competing Products or Services to any Restricted Customer within the Restricted Area.