Terms and Conditions
will conduct an initial review of non-confidential information provided in Idea
Submission. If an opportunity aligns with a strategic focus area, Mallinckrodt
will execute a confidentiality agreement to move forward with due diligence.
In consideration of Mallinckrodt
receiving my Idea Submission, I hereby acknowledge that I have read and
understand my rights and responsibilities per the Mallinckrodt Terms and
Conditions set forth below. Specifically, I hereby acknowledge and agree to the
- Mallinckrodt did
not solicit the submission of my idea, suggestion or invention
("Idea") and is considering my Idea only at my request.
- I am voluntarily
disclosing my Idea on a non-confidential basis and agree there is no
confidential relationship established between myself and Mallinckrodt to
treat my Idea in confidence or protect it in any way.
- I warrant that: 1)
I am the true owner of my Idea, or I have the right to disclose the Idea
and to enter into this Agreement on behalf of the true owner(s); and 2)
there are no conflicting agreements that preclude the disclosure,
assignment, sale or license of rights (including, without limitation,
patent rights) of the Idea submission to Mallinckrodt.
- I grant
Mallinckrodt the right to evaluate my Idea and I do hereby release
Mallinckrodt from any liability in connection therewith.
- I understand that
the submission of my Idea will not create a claim to Mallinckrodt's ideas
or inventions regardless of whether the submitted Idea is the same or
similar to Mallinckrodt's. I further understand that Mallinckrodt remains
free to develop, acquire, improve and market its own ideas or inventions
that are the same, similar and/or competitive with my Idea, that
Mallinckrodt is not obligated to disclose these ideas or inventions and
that nothing herein implies or constitutes a covenant not to compete.
- I understand that
Mallinckrodt is not obligated to return any material submitted to it.
- I accept that my
Idea may be included in an internal database of submitted ideas for review
and evaluation and may be permanently retained by Mallinckrodt for
archival keeping purposes.
- I understand and
agree that Mallinckrodt does not have an obligation to compensate me for
the submission or consideration of my idea and that Mallinckrodt does not
have an obligation to license any patent or intellectual property rights
protecting my idea.
You must agree with the above
terms to continue with your submission.