Limited Use Label Licenses

Limited Use Label License No: 74 Pichia Pastoris Expression System

Limited Use Label License No. 74: Pichia Pastoris Expression System
Notice to Purchaser: The Pichia Expression System is based on the yeast Pichia pastoris. Pichia pastoris was developed into an expression system by scientists at Salk Institute Biotechnology/ Industry Associates (SIBIA) and Phillips Petroleum for high-level expression of recombinant proteins. All patents for Pichia pastoris and licenses for its use as an expression system are owned by Research Corporation Technologies (RCT), Inc., Tucson, Arizona. Life Technologies has an exclusive license to sell Pichia expression kits and vectors to scientists for research purposes only, under the terms described below. Use of Pichia pastoris by commercial entities for any commercial purpose requires the user to obtain a commercial license as detailed below. Before using any Pichia expression product, please read the following license agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by its terms, contact Life Technologies within 10 days for authorization to return the unused Pichia expression products and to receive a full refund. If you do agree to the terms of this license agreement, please complete the User Registration Card and return it to Life Technologies before using the product.
Life Technologies Corporation ("Life Technologies") grants you a non-exclusive license to use the enclosed Pichia expression vectors ("Expression Vector") for academic research or for evaluation purposes only. The Expression Vectors are being transferred to you in furtherance of, and reliance on, such license. You may not use the Expression Vectors for any commercial purpose without a license for such purpose from Research Corporation Technologies, Inc., Tucson, Arizona.
Commercial purposes include: any use of Expression Products or Expression Vectors in a Commercial Product; any use of Expression Products or Expression Vectors in the manufacture of a Commercial Product; any sale of Expression Products; any use of Expression Products or the Expression Kit to facilitate or advance research or development directed to a Commercial Product; and any use of Expression Products or the Expression Kit to facilitate or advance any research or development program the results of which will be directly applied to the development or manufacture of a Commercial Product. "Expression Products" means products expressed with the Expression Kit, or with the use of any Pichia expression vectors (including the Expression Vector) or host strains. "Commercial Product" means any product intended for sale or commercial use.
Commercial entities may conduct their evaluation for one year at which time this license automatically terminates. Commercial entities will be contacted by Research Corporation Technologies during the evaluation period regarding their desire for a commercial license.
Access to the Expression Kit and Vector must be limited solely to those officers, employees and students of your institution who need access to perform the above-described research or evaluation. You must inform each such officer, employee and student of the provisions of this license agreement and require them to agree, in writing, to be bound by the provisions of this license agreement. You may not distribute any Expression Vector or host strain contained herein or in the Expression Kit to others, even those within your own institution. You may only transfer modified, altered, or original material from the Expression Kit or Vector to a third party following written notification of, and written approval from, Life Technologies so that the recipient can be licensed. You may not assign, sub-license, rent, lease or otherwise transfer this license agreement or any of the rights or obligation there under, except as expressly permitted by Life Technologies and RCT.
This license agreement is effective until terminated. You may terminate it at any time by destroying all Pichia Expression products in your control. It will also terminate automatically if you fail to comply with the terms and conditions of the license agreement. You shall, upon termination of the license agreement, destroy all Pichia Expression products in your control, and so notify Life Technologies in writing.
You may contact Research Corporation Technologies at the following:

Brad Morie
Senior Director
Research Corporate Technologies, Inc.
6440 N. Swan Road
Ste. 200
Tucson, AZ 85718

bmorie@rctech.com
(520) 748-4413 (o)
(520) 748-0025 (f)

Andrea Lance (assistant)

(520) 748-4468

alance@rctech.com.