This excerpt taken from the VRSN 10-Q filed Aug 8, 2008.
36. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
36.1 This Lease constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. Any modification, amendment or waiver of this Lease or any provision hereof must be in writing and executed by the party against whom enforcement of such modification, amendment or waiver is sought.
36.2 The parties acknowledge that each has had an opportunity to review and negotiate this Lease. This Lease shall be construed without regard to any presumption or other rule requiring construction against the party causing this Lease or any part hereof to be drafted.
36.3 The table of contents and the captions of this Lease are for convenience and reference only, and in no way define, limit or describe the scope or intent of this Lease or the intent of any provision hereof, and same shall not in any way affect the provisions of this Lease.
36.4 If any provision of this Lease or the application thereof to any person or circumstance shall be to any extent invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Lease, or the
application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is invalid or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby, and each provision of this Lease shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
36.5 Tenant and Landlord are concurrently herewith recording a memorandum of this Lease. Upon expiration or earlier termination of this Lease, Landlord and Tenant each hereby agrees to execute, acknowledge and record, at Landlords sole cost and expense, any documentation reasonably required by Landlord to release the effect of such memorandum of this Lease.
36.6 This Lease shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State in which the Property is located.
36.7 The failure of either party to seek redress for the violation of, or to insist upon the strict performance of any term, covenant or condition contained in this Lease, shall not prevent a similar subsequent act from constituting a default under this Lease.
36.8 All terms and words used in this Lease, regardless of the number or gender in which they are used, shall be deemed to include any other number and any other gender as the context may require.
36.9 This Lease shall become binding and effective only upon the execution and delivery of this Lease by both Landlord and Tenant.
36.10 This Lease shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
36.11 Tenant covenants by and for itself, its heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, and all persons claiming under or through Tenant, and this Lease is made and accepted upon and subject to the following conditions: that there shall be no discrimination against or segregation of any person or group of persons, on account of race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, ancestry or national origin in the leasing, subleasing, transferring, use or enjoyment of the Premises, nor shall Tenant itself, or any person claiming under or through Tenant, establish or permit such practices of discrimination or segregation with reference to the selection, location, number, use or occupancy, of tenants, lessees, sublesees, subtenants or vendees in the Premises.
36.12 If either Landlord or Tenant should bring suit against the other with respect to this Lease, including for unlawful detainer or any other relief against the other hereunder, then all costs and expenses incurred by the prevailing party therein (including, without limitation, its actual appraisers, accountants, attorneys and other professional fees and court costs), shall be paid by the other party. For purposes of this provision, the terms attorneys fees or attorneys fees and costs, or costs and expenses shall mean the fees and expenses of external legal counsel of the parties hereto, which include printing, photocopying, duplicating, mail, overnight mail, messenger, court filing fees, costs of discovery, and fees billed for law clerks, paralegals, investigators and other persons not admitted to the bar for performing services under the supervision and direction of an attorney. In addition, the prevailing party shall be
entitled to recover reasonable attorneys fees and costs incurred in enforcing any judgment arising from a suit or proceeding under this Lease, including without limitation post-judgment motions, contempt proceedings, garnishment, levy and debtor and third party examinations, discovery and bankruptcy litigation, without regard to schedule or rule of court purporting to restrict such award. This post-judgment award of attorneys fees and costs provision shall be severable from any other provision of this Lease and shall survive any judgment/award on such suit or arbitration and is not to be deemed merged into the judgment/award or terminated with the Lease.
36.13 This Lease may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.
36.14 Nothing contained in this Lease shall be construed as creating any relationship between Landlord and Tenant other than that of landlord and tenant.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Lease to be executed as a sealed instrument of the date first above written.