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Contract amendent to allow Open Sourcing of out-of-scope/unrelated Software

Excluded Inventions

Consultant shall have the right to retain ownership of any inventions, original works of authorship, discoveries, concepts or ideas, which are unrelated to Consultant’s present work (or the actual or demonstrably anticipated research or development of the Company) under this Agreement; or that the Consultant developed entirely on his own time without using the Company’s equipment, supplies, facilities and does not contain any Company trade secrets, proprietary materials or any other protected intellectual property owned by the Company. Consultant represents that the exclusion of such Inventions from this Section 9 (Inventions) will not materially affect Consultant’s ability to perform all obligations under this Agreement. The Company agrees to receive and hold all disclosures relating to Excluded Inventions in confidence.

Open Sourcing of Software

The Consultant may Open Source software written solely by the Consultant and is unrelated to the Company's proposed businesses, products or research and development, and does not contain any trade secrets or proprietary information owned by the Company. The Consultant will retain ownership and Intellectual Property of the Open Sourced software. The Open Sourced software shall be licensed under an Open Source Initiative (OSI) approved license, such that the Company can use, modify or re-distribute the software.

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