IPR Statement

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
TRANSPORT SUPPORT (A DIVISION OF GN SYSTEMS LTD)  POLICY ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
This policy statement sets out the manner in which Transport Support (A division of GN Systems Limited) and its associated companies (“Transport Support”) deals with its intellectual property rights (“IPR”), including how it obtains, exploits and enforces IPR.

As a highly innovative technology company, Transport Support invests significant amounts of engineering and financial resources in developing its technology and believes in aggressively procuring, exploiting and, where necessary, enforcing its IPR. Transport Support believes its IP Policy provides freedom to operate and will permit it to continue to business in the field it leads.

Transport Support’s solutions have significant market and technological advantages which are protected by its IPR and the company is committed to preserving and enhancing its competitive position through its strategic IPR portfolio management, including taking offensive and/or defensive legal action, as necessary. This policy is indicative only and Transport Support reserves the right to take such actions and/or assert its intellectual property rights as it sees fit without prior notice.

To this end, Transport Support’s IPR matters are handled by a leading law firm. Information on Transport Support IP rights is available on written request.

IP rights are critical to our technology offering.

Enforcement
Unauthorised use of Transport Support IPR damages not only Transport Support and its partners but the industry as a whole. The company does not tolerate unauthorised infringements of its IPR and will pursue infringers to obtain resolution and if necessary formal remedies and relief to the fullest extent possible, including injunctions, damages (and exemplary or enhanced damages if applicable) or an account of the infringers profits, and enforcement costs. Transport Support continually monitors and reviews potentially infringing activities and has financial provision and management approval for taking legal action internationally, without notice if necessary.

Licensing
Under certain circumstances, Transport Support may be willing to enter into licensing arrangements to allow third parties to use its IPR. Transport Support only grants licences in writing and each licence is subject to formally agreed terms and conditions. Nothing in this policy statement should be regarded as a waiver of any right or an offer of a licence and each instance will be treated on its own merits.

Confidential Information
Information disclosed on securely accessible parts of Transport Support website will include, but not be limited to, that relating to or connected with products, operations, processing, developments, trade secrets, know-how, employees, officers, customers or clients, suppliers, plans, intentions, market opportunities, business affairs, memos, reports, interpretations and records or other information in whatever form which concerns Transport Support business and affairs and is of a confidential nature (“Confidential Information”). You can use the Confidential Information for the purposes agreed to in writing by Transport Support  provided that you keep in confidence any Confidential Information accessed on the Transport Support website and do disclose any such Confidential Information to any person (other than employees or professional advisers, who need to know the Confidential Information and are informed by you that it is Confidential Information) without the written consent of Transport Support  Confidential Information excludes any information which has been published other than through a breach of this policy and information obtained from a third party who is free to disclose it.

Governing Law
This policy is governed by the Law of England and Wales. Any disputes arising from or in connection with this Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.