Standard Terms of Material Transfer and Use
THESE STANDARD TERMS OF MATERIAL TRANSFER AND USE, INCLUDING SCHEDULE 1 HERETO, (“AGREEMENT”) SET FORTH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UPON WHICH TRAILHEAD BIOSYSTEMS INC. TRANSFERS TO YOU AND YOUR ORGANIZATION POSSESSION OF THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS THAT ARE THE SUBJECT OF YOUR ORDER AND YOUR AND YOUR ORGANIZATION’S USE OF TRAILHEAD MATERIALS. THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN CONSTITUTE A LEGAL AGREEMENT. READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND TRAILHEAD BIOSYSTEMS INC. WITH RESPECT TO THE TRANSFER AND YOUR ORGANIZATION’S POSSESSION AND USE OF THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS.
BY CLICKING THE CHECKMARK THAT YOU AGREE TO THESE STANDARD TERMS, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT USE ANY OF THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR AGREE TO THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT CLICK TO AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU WARRANT AND REPRESENT TO TRAILHEAD BIOSYSTEMS INC. THAT YOU ARE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE ORGANIZATION LISTED ON YOUR ACCOUNT ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRAILHEAD STORE (ACESSIBLE FROM HTTPS://SHOP.TRAILBIO.COM) AND THAT THIS AGREEMENT WILL ALSO BE BINDING UPON SUCH ORGANIZATION, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER IT IS YOUR EMPLOYER OR ANY OTHER BUSINESS OR LEGAL ENTITY OR ORGANIZATION. YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT TO TRAILHEAD BIOSYSTEMS INC. THAT YOU HAVE THE CAPACITY AND AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON YOUR OWN BEHALF AS WELL AS ON BEHALF OF SUCH ORGANIZATION.
In addition to the capitalized terms defined above and elsewhere in this Agreement, the capitalized terms, whether used in the singular or the plural, as used in this Agreement shall have the meaning assigned to such capitalized terms in this Agreement.
All references in this Agreement to “Trailhead” are to Trailhead Biosystems Inc., a Delaware corporation, and all references in this Agreement to “Customer” are to you and your organization (as listed on your account associated with the Trailhead Store). Customer and Trailhead may be referred to collectively as the “Parties” and individually as a “Party” in this Agreement. Trailhead’s email address for notices under this agreement is email@example.com. Customer’s email address for notices is the email address specified by Customer and listed on Customer’s account associated with the Trailhead Store.
1. Trailhead Materials
1.1 “Trailhead Materials” means (i) any biological cells, culture media, media formulations, components of media, supplements to media, substrates, and any other chemical, biological or other tangible compounds, materials, kits, and products that Customer orders from the Trailhead online store accessible from the Internet domain https://shop.trailbio.com (the “Trailhead Store”) and that Trailhead delivers to Customer, and (ii) and any progeny, copies, reproductions, components, parts, derivatives and modifications of any of the foregoing under (i) made by or on behalf of Customer, including any substances created by or on behalf of Customer which contain or incorporate any original chemical, biological or other tangible compound, material, cell, or product delivered by Trailhead to Customer or any component(s) taken from the original chemical, biological or other tangible compound, material, cells, or product delivered by Trailhead to Customer or any copy or reproduction or improvement, in whole or in part, thereof, even if made in violation of this Agreement.
2. Order; Supply; Acceptance; Payment
2.1 All orders from Customer for Trailhead Materials placed by Customer via the Trailhead Store shall be deemed to have been accepted by Trailhead unless, within five (5) business days of receipt of any such order Trailhead provides Customer with written notice specifying that such order is not acceptable and is rejected and the reasons thereof. If Trailhead rejects an order, Trailhead shall not be obligated to supply Customer with the Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer and Customer’s order shall be deemed cancelled.
2.2 Trailhead will supply the Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer via the Trailhead Store within Trailhead’s standard delivery times for such Trailhead Materials as may be stated on the Trailhead Store for such Trailhead Materials and in the quantities specified by Customer in the orders placed by Customer via the Trailhead Store. Trailhead will ship and deliver Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer to the delivery address specified by Customer as part of the order placed by Customer via the Trailhead Store. Trailhead will select the carrier for transportation of the Trailhead Materials ordered. Trailhead will, prior to delivery, package the Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer for transportation in conformity with Trailhead’s standard packaging specifications.
2.3 Customer shall pay the price for the Trailhead Materials ordered and not rejected by Customer pursuant to Section 2.4 hereof, which price shall be as specified on the Trailhead Store for type and the quantity of Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer in good and immediately available funds. Payment of the price for the Trailhead Materials ordered shall be due within thirty (30) days from receipt of Trailhead’s invoice for such order, which Trailhead will deliver to Customer via electronic mail to Customer’s email address, unless the Parties mutually agree in writing on different payment terms. Trailhead will deliver its invoice following shipment of the Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer. Customer shall pay all applicable federal, state and local sales, excise, and other taxes, fees, assessments, customs duties, tariffs or similar governmental impositions imposed by any governmental body or any subdivision thereof or any customs service with respect to the order, shipment, import, export, and/or storage of Trailhead Materials by Customer (except for income taxes imposed on the income of Trailhead derived from the orders of Trailhead Materials by Customer). Customer shall pay all invoiced charges for shipping and handling of the Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer. Payment shall be made by check made payable to the order of Trailhead Biosystems Inc. or by bank wire transfer or via ACH (Automated Clearing House) transfers into a bank account of Trailhead as specified by Trailhead.
2.4 Delivery of Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer will occur in accordance with Section 2.2, provided however that Customer shall have the right to inspect the Trailhead Materials so delivered upon arrival at Customer’s facilities for conformity with Customer’s order and the specifications for such Trailhead Materials as set forth on the Trailhead Store at the time of Customer’s order for a period of two (2) business days from the date of arrival and prior to any use by Customer of such Trailhead Materials in any research activity (the “Rejection Period”). All deliveries of Trailhead Materials shall be deemed accepted by Customer, unless Customer notifies Trailhead prior to expiration of the Rejection Period of any such non-conformity with reasonable specificity. Trailhead shall bear the cost of return shipments of non-conforming materials delivered, provided that Trailhead has elected the return of non-conforming materials; otherwise, Customer shall promptly destroy the rejected Trailhead Materials as instructed by Trailhead and confirm such destruction to Trailhead. Customer may not reject any Trailhead Materials for non-conformity if such non-conformity was caused by their storage or use or transportation following delivery thereof by Trailhead in accordance with Section 2.2 hereof. Trailhead will refund Customer’s payment, if any, already made to Trailhead pursuant to Section 2.3 hereof for the Trailhead Materials that were timely and properly rejected by Customer pursuant to this Section 2.4.
3. Trailhead Materials and Their Use
3.1 Customer will use the Trailhead Materials solely in Customer’s internal research in connection with the development of pharmaceutical, biologics, or regenerative medicine products, treatments or applications, other than the following (“Use Exceptions”): (i) other than specifically permitted in Schedule 1 hereto, research to develop any type of biological cell, including without limitation any progenitor cell or differentiated biological cell, or to develop any kind of cell culture media, media formulations, components of media, supplements to media, or substrates, or any protocol or method or procedure for the development of any type of biological cell, (ii) research or development of any therapeutic, treatment, cure, repair, or palliation of any disease, injury, damage, or condition in humans or animals that utilizes any Trailhead Materials or any biological cell generated from use of any Trailhead Materials or any type of biological cell of the same or similar type as the Trailhead Materials or as any biological cell generated from use of any Trailhead Materials, and (iii) any use of the Trailhead Materials otherwise prohibited by the terms of this Agreement. . Such internal research use of the Trailhead Materials by Customer, subject to and exclusive of the foregoing Use Exceptions, may be referred to herein as the “Purpose.” For clarity, the Purpose shall include the use of Trailhead Material ordered by Customer that is in the form of cell culture media and supplements to media in order to differentiate stem cells or progenitor cells into specialized biological cells for use in Customer’s internal research associated with the development of pharmaceutical, biologics, or regenerative medicine products, treatments, applications, and/or services, other than the Use Exceptions, provided that (i) any such use is in compliance with Schedule 1 hereto and the protocol(s) and instructions provided by Trailhead with respect to such Trailhead Materials, and (ii) such use is otherwise in compliance with this Agreement.
3.2 Customer acknowledges and agrees that Trailhead owns and retains all ownership in the Trailhead Materials and holds and retains all right, title, and interest in and to the Trailhead Materials and continues to hold and retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Trailhead Materials upon the transfer of such Trailhead Materials to Customer. Customer agrees to treat all of the Trailhead Materials transferred to Customer as the sole and exclusive property of Trailhead. Customer acknowledges and agrees that Trailhead owns and retains all ownership in any and all protocols and instructions and data, including any RNA sequencing data or analyses, provided or made available by Trailhead with the Trailhead Materials, including prior to or following any order by Customer of Trailhead Materials, (collectively, “Protocols”).
3.3 Customer agrees to use the Trailhead Materials solely for the Purpose and not for any other purpose. Customer may only use or cause or permit the use of the Trailhead Materials (i) in Customer’s laboratories or research facilities on its premises; (ii) in compliance with the applicable specifications of Schedule 1 hereto and the Protocols and Trailhead’s instructions concerning the storage, handling, use, return, and disposal of the Trailhead Materials; and (iii) in all respects in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Customer will not use or cause or permit the use of any Trailhead Materials other than as expressly permitted by this Agreement. Customer agrees to use Protocols solely for the Purpose and not for any other purpose.
3.4 Customer agrees not to, and shall not cause or permit any other person to, modify, or reverse engineer the Trailhead Materials or analyze or deduce or determine the identity, composition, components, ingredients, structure, or method of manufacture, of any of the Trailhead Materials, or otherwise derive proprietary information from the Trailhead Materials, in any manner or attempt to any of the following, provided that subject to the foregoing, solely in furtherance of the Purpose, Customer may analyze the Trailhead Materials that are biological cells and any biological cells created from use of the Trailhead Materials and such use was in compliance with the applicable Protocols and Schedule 1 hereto and in compliance with this Agreement. For clarity and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Customer shall not analyze or deduce or determine the composition or components of any culture media, supplements to media, or any other non-cell materials that constitute or that are part of the Trailhead Materials.
3.5 Customer shall not, and shall not permit any other person or entity to, use any Trailhead Materials or any Protocols to create or make any copies, reproductions, derivatives, modifications, or improvements of any Trailhead Materials or any substances, components, parts of the Trailhead Material, or to develop any protocol or method for the making of any Trailhead Materials. Customer shall not, and shall not permit any other person or entity to, culture or expand or grow any biological cells that are part of the Trailhead Materials. Except as specifically authorized in Schedule 1 hereto, Customer shall not, and shall not permit any other person or entity to, differentiate any cells that are part of the Trailhead Materials.
3.6 Customer shall maintain the Trailhead Materials in its possession and, subject to the provisions of Section 3.7, shall not make available, disclose, transfer, sell, or distribute any Trailhead Materials to any affiliate or any other third party without the prior written consent of Trailhead. Customer shall maintain commercially reasonable security designed to prevent theft or loss of the Trailhead Material.
3.7 Customer shall not supply or make available the Trailhead Materials to any other person not an employee or contractor of Customer. Customer shall restrict access to and use of the Trailhead Materials to its employees and contractors that: (i) are directly engaged in performing tasks in furtherance of the Purpose; (ii) need to access and use the Trailhead Materials for the Purpose; and (iii) have been informed of the access, use, transfer, and disclosure restrictions of this Agreement and are subject a legally binding obligations to comply with these restrictions.
3.8 Customer undertakes to use the Trailhead Materials in a safe manner and in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Customer will take commercially reasonable steps to ensure that all persons involved in receiving, handling storing, using, or disposing of the Trailhead Materials are adequately qualified by training and experience to do so safely.
3.9 The Trailhead Materials shall not be used by Customer for treatment of humans or animals, nor used in or for anything destined for human or animal consumption. Customer shall ensure that the Trailhead Materials will not be used by or on behalf of Customer for testing in humans. Subject to the other terms of this Agreement, Customer may use the Trailhead Materials for testing in non-human animals consistent with the Purpose, provided that any such testing is conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and foreign laws and regulations and requirements and all applicable internal rules and regulations and requirements of Customer and has been approved by all applicable government and regulatory agencies and by all internal review boards or other internal bodies of Customer required to approve any such testing. Customer shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Trailhead and its affiliates, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, stockholders, successors, and assigns, from and against any claims, judgments, damages, liabilities, settlements, losses, costs, and expenses, including attorneys' fees and disbursements, arising from or relating to (i) any use or testing of any Trailhead Materials in non-human animals or (ii) any breach or non-compliance by Customer of the foregoing provisions of this Section 3.9.
3.10 Customer acknowledges and agrees that Trailhead shall have no obligation to disclose the composition or components of any Trailhead Materials or any data related to the use or testing of any Trailhead Materials.
3.11 Customer shall not use, or cause or permit the use of, any Trailhead Material, directly or indirectly: (i) in any manner that confers on Customer or any third party any title, ownership, use rights, or Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below) in or to the Trailhead Material or any portion or component thereof; (ii) that creates obligations to disclose the results of Customer’s use of the Trailhead Material to any third party; or (iii) for any commercial purpose, including without limitation the incorporation of the Trailhead Material into products intended for commercial sale or the use of any Trailhead Materials in connection with any services intended for commercial sale.
3.12 Customer shall not use, or cause or permit the use of, the Trailhead Material for the purpose of filing any patent application or obtaining any patent on the use of any Trailhead Materials or on any composition of matter involving any Trailhead Materials or on any method or manufacture of any Trailhead Materials or on any derivative or any modification thereof or improvement thereto made from the use of any Trailhead Materials. Without limiting the remedies that may be available to Trailhead at law, in equity or otherwise, Customer hereby assigns to Trailhead, and shall cause the assignment to Trailhead of, any and all Intellectual Property Rights and all rights, title and interest in and to all inventions and patents and patent applications and trade secrets claiming any such invention created or made in violation of this Section 3.12 or Section 3.11(i) or Section 3.13 hereof.
3.13 Customer shall not use, and shall not permit any other person or entity to, use the Trailhead Materials in the development of any type of biological cell, including without limitation any progenitor cell or other differentiated biological cell, for which Customer or such other person or entity claims or seeks any patent protection, including any composition of matter patent claim or any method or manufacture patent claim. Customer shall not use, and shall not permit any other person or entity to, use the Trailhead Materials in the research or development of any therapeutic, treatment, cure, repair, or palliation of any disease, injury, damage, or condition in humans or animals that utilizes any Trailhead Materials or any biological cell generated from use of any Trailhead Materials or any type of biological cell of the same or similar type as the Trailhead Materials or as any biological cell generated from use of any Trailhead Materials. Any such use shall require the prior written consent of Trailhead and shall be subject to additional terms and conditions as will be provided by Trailhead.
3.14 Trailhead shall retain all of its right, title and interest in and to the Trailhead Materials. Customer shall not imply or represent to any person that Customer is the owner of the Trailhead Materials.
3.15 Customer shall not remove the Trailhead logo or any proprietary rights, markings, or legends indicating that the Trailhead Materials are owned by Trailhead that appear on or were provided with the container(s) holding any Trailhead Materials. Customer shall store and transport Trailhead Materials only in containers bearing the Trailhead logo and any such proprietary rights, markings, and legends that appear on or were provided with the original container(s) holding the Trailhead Materials.
4. Intellectual Property
4.1 “Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all registered and unregistered rights granted, applied for or otherwise now or hereafter in existence under or related to any utility and design patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, database right, database protection and any other intellectual property rights laws, and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection, in any part of the world, including the right to apply for and to receive patents of the United States and countries foreign thereto and the right to claim for any of said applications the full benefits and priority rights under the International Patent Cooperation Treaty, as amended, the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, as amended, and any and all other international agreement, treaty or convention to which the United States adheres.
4.2 Trailhead does not grant to Customer any express or implied license or other rights under any Intellectual Property Rights other than Trailhead’s consent to Customer’s use of the Trailhead Material and any Protocols solely for the Purpose and subject to the other terms and conditions of this Agreement during the Term or earlier termination of this Agreement and, in any event, until Customer is obligated to return or otherwise dispose of the Trailhead Materials as instructed by Trailhead. Nothing in this Agreement will be construed as granting to Customer any Intellectual Property Rights to, or ownership rights in or to, any of the Trailhead Material or any Protocols, including in or to any trade secret or in or to any invention, copyright, patent application or patent.
4.3 Without limiting the remedies that may be available to Trailhead at law, in equity or otherwise, Customer hereby assigns to Trailhead, shall cause the assignment to Trailhead of, any and all Intellectual Property Rights to, and all rights, title and interest in and to, any Trailhead Materials under clause (ii) of the definition of Trailhead Materials under Section 1.1 hereof created or made in violation of this Agreement.
5 Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability
5.1 CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS ARE EXPERIMENTAL IN NATURE AND MAY HAVE UNKNOWN CHARACTERISTICS, OR BE OTHERWISE HAZARDOUS AND, THEREFORE, SUPPLIED TO CUSTOMER “AS IS” AND THAT THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS AND THE PROTOCOLS ARE PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TRAILHEAD HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS AND INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS, AND ALL WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, TRAILHEAD MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND THAT THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS WILL MEET CUSTOMER’S OR ANY OTHER PERSON'S REQUIREMENTS, PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROTOCOLS PROVIDED, ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULT, OR BE ERROR–FREE, ACCURATE, OR EXHIBIT THE DESIRED FUNCTIONALITIES OR FEATURES OR QUALITY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, TRAILHEAD MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND THAT USE OF THE PROTOCOLS WILL ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULT, OR THAT PROTOCOLS BE ERROR–FREE, ACCURATE, OR COMPLETE.
5.2 NEITHER TRAILHEAD NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, ENHANCED, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR STATUTORY DAMAGES, OR ANY MULTIPLES OF DIRECT DAMAGES, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR WARRANTY, WITH RESPECT TO OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE. THE EXCLUSIONS OF A PERSON’S LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION 5.2 ABOVE APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PERSON WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES OR SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES WERE OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ANY AGREED OR OTHER REMEDY OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
5.3 WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF SECTION 5.2, TRAILHEAD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY USE OF THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS BY CUSTOMER OR FOR ANY LOSS, CLAIM, DAMAGE, OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHICH MAY ARISE FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, HANDLING, OR STORAGE OF THE TRAILHEAD MATERIALS, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH LOSS, CLAIM, DAMAGE OR LIABILITY ARISES FROM THE GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OF TRAILHEAD.
5.4 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF TRAILHEAD, ITS AFFILIATES, STOCKHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND SUPPLIERS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), STATUTE, OR OTHERWISE, TO CUSTOMER OR ANY USER OR ANY OTHER PERSON EXCEED THE TOTAL OF THE AMOUNTS PAID TO TRAILHEAD UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS APPLY EVEN IF THE CLIENT’S REMEDIES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FAIL OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
5.5 The parties acknowledge that each of them relied upon the inclusion of the limitations and exclusions set forth in this Section 5 in consideration of entering into this Agreement.
6 Term and Termination
6.1 This Agreement shall terminate upon the expiration of twelve (12) consecutive months from delivery of the Trailhead Materials ordered by Customer, unless terminated earlier pursuant to this Section 6.
6.2 Notwithstanding the foregoing, either Party may terminate this Agreement if the other Party materially breaches this Agreement, and such breach: (i) is incapable of cure; or (ii) being capable of cure, remains uncured 30 days after the non-breaching party provides the breaching Party with written notice of such breach.
6.3 Upon termination or expiration of this Agreement, Customer’s rights to use the Trailhead Materials and the Protocols shall end, and upon Trailhead’s written request for return or other disposition of the Trailhead Materials, Customer shall cease all uses of the Trailhead Materials and the Protocols and, at Trailhead’s option and direction and sole cost and expense, shall, within thirty (30) days, return to Trailhead or, at Trailhead’s instruction (which may be delivered by electronic mail) destroy all remaining Trailhead Materials in Customer’s possession or under Customer’s control and all Protocols, with notification confirming such destruction sent by Customer to Trailhead via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Following the expiration or earlier termination of this Agreement, the Parties shall have no further obligations under this Agreement, except that Sections 3, 4, 5, 6.3, and 7 shall survive.
7.1 Injunctive Relief. Customer acknowledges that a material breach or threatened breach of this Agreement by Customer may cause irreparable harm and significant injury to Trailhead for which damages at law may not be an adequate remedy, and Customer agrees that Trailhead shall have, in addition to any other rights or remedies available to it at law or in equity, the right to seek injunctive relief to enjoin any breach or violation or specific performance of the provisions of this Agreement without having to post any bond or security (or if a bond or security is required, not to require a bond or security in excess of $1,000) or to prove actual damages or that monetary damages are not an adequate remedy. Such remedies are not exclusive and are in addition to all other remedies that may be available at law, in equity, or otherwise.
7.2 Entire Agreement. The Parties agree that this Agreement, including Schedule 1 hereto, contains the entire understanding and agreement between the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all previous communications, proposals, representations and agreements, whether oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof. This Agreement may only be amended or modified by mutual written agreement of the Parties and signed by Customer and an authorized officer of Trailhead.
7.3 Independent Contractor. In connection with this Agreement, each Party is an independent contractor. This Agreement shall not create any relationship of employment, agency, joint venture, or partnership between the Parties and shall not give either party any authority to bind or commit any other Party. Trailhead shall not owe any fiduciary duty to Customer.
7.4 No Further Obligation. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create any obligation on the part of either Party to enter into a further agreement.
7.5 Assignment. Customer shall not assign this Agreement or any rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of Trailhead; provided, however, that no consent shall be required for any assignment by Customer in connection with the sale or transfer of all or substantially all of the business of Customer to which this Agreement relates. Any such purported or attempted assignment, transfer, or delegation in violation of this Section 7.5 shall be void and without force and effect. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure the benefit of the Parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns. The Parties agree that this Agreement is by and between Trailhead and Customer, and that there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
7.6 Severability. Every provision of this Agreement is intended to be severable. If any term or provision hereof is unenforceable, illegal, or invalid for any reason whatsoever by a court of competent jurisdiction, then (a) such illegality or invalidity shall not affect the validity or legality of the remainder of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect, and (b) the Parties agree to negotiate in good faith to draft a new legal and enforceable provision that to the maximum extent possible under applicable law comports with the original intent of the Parties and maintains the economic and other terms to which the Parties originally agreed..
7.7 Notices. Any notices required or permitted hereunder will be given to the applicable Party by electronic mail at the applicable email address as specified in this Agreement above, or at such other email address as may be notified to the other Party in accordance with this section 7.8.
7.8 Waiver. No waiver of any term or condition of this Agreement shall be valid or binding on a Party unless the same shall have been in writing is signed by an officer of such Party. The failure of a Party to enforce at any time any of the provisions of this Agreement, or the failure to require at any time performance by the any other Party of any of the provisions of this Agreement, shall in no way be construed to be a present or future waiver of such provisions, nor in any way adversely affect the right of a Party to enforce each and every provision thereafter.
7.9 Applicable Law; Exclusive Choice of Forum. This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the internal laws of the State of Delaware (United States of America), without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provisions or rule that would require or permit application of the laws of any jurisdiction. Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement will be brought and instituted exclusively in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware (to the extent such courts has independent subject matter jurisdiction) or the courts of the State of Delaware in each case located in the State of Delaware (United States of America), and each Party hereby irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such suit, action, or proceeding. Service of process, summons, notice, or other document by mail to such Party’s address set forth herein shall be effective service of process for any suit, action, or other proceeding brought in any such court. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a Party may pursue an action before any other court to obtain recognition of and to enforce any judgment or court order or to seek injunctive relief pursuant to Section 7.1 hereof.
7.10 Waiver of Trial by Jury. EACH PARTY TO THIS AGREEMENT HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY AND ALL RIGHTS SUCH PARTY MAY HAVE, NOW OR IN THE FUTURE, TO HAVE ANY CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM BETWEEN THEM, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY TRANSACTION CONTEMPLATED BY THIS AGREEMENT OR RELATED THERETO, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY CLAIM BASED ON OR ARISING FROM AN ALLEGED TORT OR STATUTORY VIOLATION, BE HEARD OR DECIDED BY A JURY IN A TRIAL.
7.11 Responsibility. Each Party shall be responsible for the compliance by its employees, directors, officers, agents, representatives, consultants, advisors, or contractors with its obligations under this Agreement, and any non-compliance by any of the employees, directors, officers, agents, representatives, consultants, advisors, or contractors of a Party with the terms of or obligations under this Agreement applicable to such Party will be deemed a breach of this Agreement by such Party.
7.12 Interpretation. The section and other headings contained in this Agreement are for convenience or reference purposes only and are not intended to describe, interpret, define, or limit the scope, extent, or intent of this Agreement or any provision hereof. All references to days or months shall be deemed references to calendar days or months. All references to “$” shall be deemed references to United States dollars. Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference to a “Section” or “Schedule” shall be deemed to refer to a section of this Agreement or Schedule to this Agreement, as applicable. The words “hereof,” “herein” and “hereunder” and words of similar import referring to this Agreement refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular provision of this Agreement. Whenever the words “include”, “includes” or “including” are used in this Agreement, they will be deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation.” Whenever required by the context, and is used in this Agreement, the singular number shall include the plural, and pronouns and any variations thereof shall be deemed to refer to the masculine, feminine, neuter, singular or plural, as the identity of the person or persons may require. The provisions of this Agreement shall be construed according to their fair meaning and neither for nor against any Party hereto irrespective of which Party caused such provisions to be drafted.
7.13 Changes to Standard Terms. Trailhead reserves the right to change these Standard Terms of Material Transfer and Use at any time. Any changes made to these Standard Terms of Material Transfer and Use will not apply to the Agreement between Trailhead and Customer for any order received by Trailhead from Customer before the changes are made.
1. EC-01-05 TrailBio™ Pre-Myelinating Oligodendrocytes Cell Kit:
The TrailBio™ pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes cell kit contains a vial or vials of TrailBio™ oligodendrocyte progenitor cells that may only be differentiated by or on behalf of Customer into pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes using the cell culture media, supplements, and applicable Protocols provided in the TrailBio™ pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes cell kit.
The cell culture media provided in the TrailBio™ pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes cell kit may only be used by or on behalf of Customer to differentiate the TrailBio™ oligodendrocyte progenitor cells into pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes using the applicable Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes cell kit.
2. ME-01-01 TrailBio™ Endothelial Cell Kit
The TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit contains a vial or vials of TrailBio™ endothelial cells which may only be maintained by or on behalf of Customer in culture using the cell culture media provided in the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit and the applicable user Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit.
The cell culture media provided in the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit may only be used by or on behalf of Customer to maintain the TrailBio™ endothelial cells using the applicable user Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit.
3. ME-01-05 TrailBio™ Endothelial Cell Kit
The TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit contains a vial or vials of endothelial cells which may only be maintained in culture by or on behalf of Customer using cell culture media provided in the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit and the applicable user Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit.
The cell culture media provided in the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit may only be used by or on behalf of Customer to maintain the TrailBio™ endothelial cells using the user Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ endothelial cell kit.
4. EC-02-4.5L TrailBio™ MGE-PVALB+ Interneurons Media Kit
The TrailBio™ MGE-PVALB+ Interneurons kit contains TrailBio™ MGE-PVALB+ Interneurons cell culture media that may only be used by or on behalf of Customer to differentiate induced pluripotent stem cells into MGE- PVALB+ interneurons using the applicable user Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ MGE-PVALB+ Interneurons Media Kit.
5. EC-05-4L TrailBio™ Dopaminergic Neurons Media Kit
The TrailBio™ Dopaminergic Neurons kit contains TrailBio™ Dopaminergic Neurons cell culture media that may only be used by or on behalf of Customer to differentiate induced pluripotent stem cells into dopaminergic neurons using the applicable user Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ Dopaminergic Neurons Media Kit.
6. EC-01-3.5L TrailBio™ Pre-Myelinating Oligodendrocytes Media Kit
The TrailBio™ Pre-Myelinating Oligodendrocytes kit contains TrailBio™ Pre-Myelinating Oligodendrocytes cell culture media that may only be used by or on behalf of Customer to differentiate induced pluripotent stem cells into pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes using the applicable user Protocols provided with the TrailBio™ Pre-Myelinating Oligodendrocytes Media Kit.
7. ME-03-05 TrailBio™ HSCs (iPSC Derived)
The TrailBio™ Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) may only be differentiated by or on behalf of Customer into erythrocytes (red blood cells).
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