New Product Ideas T&Cs

Terms and Conditions concerning submission of ideas.

Terms and Conditions concerning submission of ideas. By use of this idea submission form and website, you hereby agree to all of the following terms and conditions of Smiths Medical (“us”, “we”, or “our”); and by checking this box you further acknowledge that you have thoroughly read and understood, and without limitation voluntarily agree to, these Terms and Conditions. If you do not so agree to these Terms and Conditions, then you are prohibited from using this idea submission form and website.

Any use of this idea submission form and website shall be in accordance with the Smiths Medical Legal Notice and the Smiths Medical Privacy Policy as published and available via our websites.

You hereby verify that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and of a legal capacity andcompetency to submit your idea to us, and that you will not attempt to submit any information to us other than through this idea submission form and website, unless we have entered into a separate, written agreement with you concerning such information.

Any information of any kind that you enter through this idea submission form and websiteshall be deemed to be completely voluntary. As such, we may use the information for any purpose; and we shall have no obligation to you with respect to such information whether financially or otherwise. We shall be free to proceed with any of our ideas that are identical or similar to any submitted by you as existed prior to your submission. We shall not be obligated to inform you of any other information in our possession. Furthermore, you hereby grant to us an unrestricted, royalty-free, and irrevocable license to copy, display, or otherwise manipulate or use in any manner, for any purpose whatsoever, any information that you enter through this idea submission form and website; and you shall not be entitled to receive from us any finders, brokerage, or similar fees.

This idea submission form and website are intended to fully comply with all applicable laws and regulations. We reserve a right to exclude, without explanation or justification, any person or entity from use of this idea submission form and website. Furthermore, any and all rights not expressly granted by us are reserved.

This idea submission form and website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota without regard to any rules regarding conflicts of laws; and any dispute that might arise shall be exclusively resolved by a court located in the State of Minnesota.

Finally, you hereby verify that you: (i) have had an adequate opportunity to consult legal counsel of your choice, before submitting any information through this idea submission form and website; (ii) are not a resident or citizen of a country with which we are prohibited from engaging in business as defined by applicable governmental authorities; (iii) are not identified (a) on a List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or (b) on a Denied Persons List of the U.S. Department of Commerce; (iv) are the true and sole originator and owner of any idea submitted for consideration by us; (v) have no understanding or expectation that we would maintain the confidentiality of your submission; (vi) agree that our employees or agents do not have authorization to accept any information from you on a confidential or other basis without a signed agreement that has been approved by the Legal Department of Smiths Medical; and (vii) have an unrestricted right and ability to discuss the idea and negotiate with us if we so desire in our sole discretion.