Date: 1 May 2002
“AFFILIATE” means any company, partnership or other entity which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by or is
under common control of either Hickson or the Consultant.
“CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION” means all information of whatever nature (written, oral, electronic or visual) relating to
the business affairs or finances or any such information including, but not limited to, unpatented designs, drawings, data,
specifications, manufacturing processes, testing procedures, computer software (readable and machine readable) and all
other technical business and similar information, of Hickson or any Affiliate, suppliers, or customers of Hickson where
knowledge or details of the information was received during the period of this Agreement.
“COPYRIGHT WORKS” means any item of Confidential Information in which copyright or design rights subsists.
“DOCUMENTS” means all records, reports, documents, papers and other materials whatsoever originated by or upon
behalf of the Consultant pursuant to this Agreement.
“INVENTION” means any invention or discovery conceived or originated or made by the Consultant during the course of
or in any way whatsoever related to the provision of the Services.
“PATENT RIGHTS” means any patents and applications therefor relating to Inventions including (without prejudice to the
generality of the foregoing) author certificates, inventor certificates, improvement patents, utility certificates and models
and certificates of addition and including any divisions, renewals, continuation, extensions or reissues thereof.
1. HICKSON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED whose registered office is at Wheldon Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10
2JT (“Hickson”), and
2. JOHN H. MARKHAM who resides at Rob Royd House, Hound Hill Lane, Worsbrough, Barnsley S706TU (the
a. The Consultan