Terms and Conditions

Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions you agree to by submitting any information, idea, concept or suggestion (Information) to Honda R&D Innovations, Inc. or Honda Innovations or any of its related companies, which shall hereafter be referred to collectively as HONDA. Please click the Accept button below only if you have carefully read, understand, and agree to the following terms and conditions. For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged and by virtue of your submission of your Information to HONDA, you represent and agree as follows:

AGE:

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age.

OWNERSHIP OF SUBMISSION:

You own all necessary right, title and interest in the submitted Information, including without limitation under any intellectual property rights, and are not aware that your Information is owned or claimed to be owned by a third party or that it infringes the patent, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of another. You agree that there are no other agreements with third parties (including a current or former employer) that apply to your Information. You agree that the information you are submitting to HONDA is true and correct.

NO CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:

You agree that anything you submit to HONDA is NOT CONFIDENTIAL and HONDA has no duty or obligation to hold it in confidence. You agree that any subsequent submission or discussion with HONDA is likewise non-confidential, unless otherwise agreed to under additional written terms and conditions agreed to by both you and HONDA. You agree that you will solely rely upon your patent rights in the protection of your Information (your patent rights to be herein referred to as Patent Rights) and that no claim against HONDA may be made with respect to your Information or subsequent submission to HONDA based upon any other claim or right with the exception of your Patent Rights. You understand that you must seek your own patent protection in order to protect your Information.

NO GRANT OF PATENT RIGHTS:

You are not granting your Patent Rights (as defined above) to HONDA by virtue of entering into this Agreement. You understand, however, that any aspect of your Information not protected by your Patent Rights may be freely used by HONDA. You agree that you are giving up all copyright and other intellectual property right claims (other than patent and trademark claims) you may have against HONDA for copying, disclosing, evaluating or otherwise using my Information.

HONDA MAY CONTACT YOU:

You agree to let us contact you at our discretion following receipt of your submission. If HONDA is interested in your Information, HONDA will contact you to discuss further terms and conditions with respect to your Information or Patent Rights. HONDA is under no obligation to contact you with respect to your Information nor is HONDA required to return any submitted materials to you. HONDA is under no obligation to use my Information or to hold it in confidence.

NO IMPLIED AGENCY RELATIONSHIP:

No joint venture, partnership, agency, or employment relationship exists between HONDA and you by virtue of your submitting Information and entering into this Agreement. INDEPENDENT CREATION BY HONDA: You acknowledge that HONDA may have already independently developed, may be in the process of developing, or may develop at a future date ideas and concepts similar to your submitted Information, and you waive any and all claims based upon the similarity of such ideas or concepts.

DISPUTES REGARDING THIS AGREEMENT:

This Agreement is entered into in the State of California and shall be governed by the laws of the State of California (not including conflicts of laws provisions). To the extent the terms of HONDA’s general website Privacy Statement, Terms of Use, and/or any other statements, policies or agreements applicable to the use of HONDA’s web site in general, shall differ from the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall apply and shall be controlling. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions you agree to by submitting any information, idea, concept or suggestion (Information) to Honda R&D Innovations, Inc. or Honda Innovations or any of its related companies, which shall hereafter be referred to collectively as HONDA. Please click the Accept button below only if you have carefully read, understand, and agree to the following terms and conditions. For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged and by virtue of your submission of your Information to HONDA, you represent and agree as follows:

AGE: You are at least eighteen (18) years of age.

OWNERSHIP OF SUBMISSION: You own all necessary right, title and interest in the submitted Information, including without limitation under any intellectual property rights, and are not aware that your Information is owned or claimed to be owned by a third party or that it infringes the patent, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of another. You agree that there are no other agreements with third parties (including a current or former employer) that apply to your Information. You agree that the information you are submitting to HONDA is true and correct.

NO CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION: You agree that anything you submit to HONDA is NOT CONFIDENTIAL and HONDA has no duty or obligation to hold it in confidence. You agree that any subsequent submission or discussion with HONDA is likewise non-confidential, unless otherwise agreed to under additional written terms and conditions agreed to by both you and HONDA. You agree that you will solely rely upon your patent rights in the protection of your Information (your patent rights to be herein referred to as Patent Rights) and that no claim against HONDA may be made with respect to your Information or subsequent submission to HONDA based upon any other claim or right with the exception of your Patent Rights. You understand that you must seek your own patent protection in order to protect your Information.

NO GRANT OF PATENT RIGHTS: You are not granting your Patent Rights (as defined above) to HONDA by virtue of entering into this Agreement. You understand, however, that any aspect of your Information not protected by your Patent Rights may be freely used by HONDA. You agree that you are giving up all copyright and other intellectual property right claims (other than patent and trademark claims) you may have against HONDA for copying, disclosing, evaluating or otherwise using my Information.

HONDA MAY CONTACT YOU: You agree to let us contact you at our discretion following receipt of your submission. If HONDA is interested in your Information, HONDA will contact you to discuss further terms and conditions with respect to your Information or Patent Rights. HONDA is under no obligation to contact you with respect to your Information nor is HONDA required to return any submitted materials to you. HONDA is under no obligation to use my Information or to hold it in confidence.

NO IMPLIED AGENCY RELATIONSHIP: No joint venture, partnership, agency, or employment relationship exists between HONDA and you by virtue of your submitting Information and entering into this Agreement. INDEPENDENT CREATION BY HONDA: You acknowledge that HONDA may have already independently developed, may be in the process of developing, or may develop at a future date ideas and concepts similar to your submitted Information, and you waive any and all claims based upon the similarity of such ideas or concepts.

DISPUTES REGARDING THIS AGREEMENT: This Agreement is entered into in the State of California and shall be governed by the laws of the State of California (not including conflicts of laws provisions). To the extent the terms of HONDA’s general website Privacy Statement, Terms of Use, and/or any other statements, policies or agreements applicable to the use of HONDA’s web site in general, shall differ from the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall apply and shall be controlling.