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Article XIII: Patents and Proprietary Information

Each of the parties and their contractors shall retain unaffected all rights which they may have with respect to any patents and/or proprietary information, whether or not they antedate this Memorandum of Understanding. Where it is mutually determined that patentable or proprietary information should be transferred in the interest of successfully implementing this cooperative programme, this may be done under arrangements which fully recognise and protect the rights involved. In addition, each of the parties shall secure from its contractors the rights necessary to discharge the obligations contained in this Memorandum of Understanding in accordance with its internal rules.

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