Prior to submitting your proposal, carefully review Terms of Submission. This document is to
ensure that all parties understand the process.
Teleflex welcomes any outside submission that is made voluntarily
and is free of any legal encumbrance such as a duty of confidentiality or obligation to a
third party. All parties making submissions should take adequate steps to legally protect
their idea or invention, including, where appropriate, seeking or obtaining patent
Please include in your Submission details regarding any pending or issued patents
related to your submission. If no such application has been filed, you should sign and date
your descriptions and drawings, and preferably have them witnessed by a third party.
Please carefully review the Terms of Submission. Submission of your idea or
invention serves as an acceptance of these Terms. Regretfully, we cannot proceed with any
consideration of your Submission until these Terms are accepted.
My Submission does not violate the rights of any third party,
including, but not limited to, a duty of confidentiality regarding the idea or
invention, trade secret rights, contractual rights, obligations to license or assign, or
any other intellectual property of proprietary rights.
I understand that at this time Teleflex is under no
obligation to treat my Submission as confidential, and it is at the sole discretion of
Teleflex to determine whether to treat my Submission as confidential, regardless of its
content or method of submission.
I agree that I will not rely on any current or future alleged
trade secret rights or other proprietary rights for any legal claims against Teleflex
relating to my Submission.
Acceptance of these Terms does not grant any patent rights to
Teleflex under pending or granted patents related to the Submission. I understand that
Teleflex is under no obligation to seek or to obtain patent rights for my Submission on
I understand that Teleflex may have developed, had suggested
to it, or in the future may have suggested to it many potential products, inventions,
and/or ideas, and there is the possibility that some of these potential products,
inventions, and/or ideas may be similar to my Submission. Therefore, I agree that
Teleflex remains free to use any potential product, invention, and/or idea in the public
domain, or otherwise available to Teleflex.
I agree that Teleflex is under no obligation to consider or
use any part of my Submission and submitted materials may not be returned or preserved.
I agree that Teleflex can make copies of my Submission materials.