This excerpt taken from the GPS 10-Q filed Jun 9, 2009.
22.3 Joint Patent and Patent License Rights
A. Any inventions and patents in such inventions developed pursuant to the * will be jointly owned by the Parties without the need for accounting and without any Excluded Field (defined below) restriction. For purposes of this Agreement, invention (whether or not capitalized) shall mean any idea, design, concept, technique or improvement that constitutes patentable subject matter and is first conceived and reduced to practice in the course of performance under this Agreement.
B. Except as to the Excluded Field (defined below), as to *, Gap and Supplier shall jointly own such *.
Gap Confidential and Proprietary Information
C. As to the Excluded Field, unless otherwise agreed by the Parties in a separate written agreement, Supplier is * as to any inventions and patents in such inventions under this Section, but will * provided herein. Excluded Field shall mean *.
D. As to * (i) in which Supplier has a *, and (2) for which the *, Gap grants Supplier, subject to Suppliers compliance with the terms of this license:
(1) for its internal use only, a nonexclusive, nontransferable, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, paid-up, license to use, have used, make, have made, import, export, and to practice and have practiced methods on all such * and the right to grant sublicenses of the same scope to Supplier Affiliates;
(2) the license granted in subsection D(1) above shall be modified by eliminating the internal use only restriction with respect to Suppliers right to use a separate function of such * for which the * of that separate function is *, and the right to grant sublicenses of the same scope to Supplier Affiliates.
E. The Parties agree that in the event * becomes strategic to Gap, each will, in good faith, discuss the prospective expansion of the Excluded Field to include the *.
F. As to any jointly owned patents, separate exploitation of such jointly owned patents by either Party shall be subject to each parties indemnity obligations as set forth in Sections 23.3 (Suppliers Proprietary Rights Indemnity) and 23.4 (Gaps Proprietary Rights Indemnity).
G. Nothing in this Section requires Gap to grant a license to Supplier to which it does not have the underlying rights to grant such license.
H. The Parties acknowledge and agree that, subject to (i) all applicable patents, copyrights, trademarks, or service marks and (ii) the intellectual property rights of the Parties as expressly provided in this Agreement, any idea, design, concept, technique, discovery or improvement developed in the course of performance under this Agreement may be freely used by either Party. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Section 22.3(H) waives, limits, or otherwise modifies the Parties respective rights and obligations under Section 36 (Confidentiality) of this Agreement.