Ideas and Proposals Submission Form

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Terms and Conditions for Submitting Ideas and Proposals to the Hill-Rom Companies

I have read the Introduction to the Ideas Submission Center.  By making my submission, I agree to the following:

  1. I am hereby submitting my ideas and/or proposal to Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., and to all of its subsidiaries and corporate affiliates (collectively "Hill-Rom") on a non-confidential basis, irrespective of any markings on documents submitted or any other statements made to Hill-Rom or in the submission. I agree that no confidential relationship or obligation of secrecy or nonuse is created or implied by my submission.

  2. My submission does not grant Hill-Rom a license under any patent or trademark which I may obtain, unless and until an appropriate agreement is executed.

  3. I agree that Hill-Rom has the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, and disclose any information received from me comprising or concerning this submission without compensation to me, except to the extent that such information is validly protected under the patent laws or trademark laws. Hill-Rom shall have no other obligation whatsoever with regard to the ideas, proposals, and contents of the submission, the secrecy or reproduction thereof, or their use for any purpose (including without limitation for developing, manufacturing and/or marketing goods or services.) I hereby waive all rights and remedies regarding confidentiality, trade secrets, and copyrights related to the submission.  

  4. I represent and warrant that I have the unlimited right to disclose the entirety of the submission to Hill-Rom.  I represent and warrant that nothing in or relating to this submission violates any obligation of confidentiality that I may have to any third party or any third party intellectual property rights.

  5. Hill-Rom is under no obligation to review or use the submission or to reply to me. Hill-Rom is under no obligation to return any submission or any material submitted by me, or to reveal to me what if anything it has done in connection with the submission or ideas therein. Hill-Rom and I may maintain complete files covering correspondence and materials regarding this matter.

  6. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Hill-Rom and me concerning this submission, and any prior negotiations or agreements are merged into and superseded by this Agreement. This Agreement binds all parties who lawfully succeed to any of my rights regarding this submission. To be effective, any modification to this Agreement must be approved in writing by an officer of Hill-Rom.

I have read, understand and agree to the terms set forth in the "Terms and Conditions for Submitting Ideas and Proposals to the Hill-Rom Companies" (Terms and Conditions) and I am submitting the following according to those Terms and Conditions:

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