Yes, the Solver is obligated through the Challenge Specific Agreement to cooperate with the Seeker and InnoCentive and execute all necessary papers to assure that the Seeker obtains all rights, title, and interests in the Solution and any work product related to the Challenge. The Solver also acknowledges through the Challenge Specific Agreement that they will cooperate without further compensation or royalty due to them through a solution purchased through InnoCentive.
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- What type of verification does InnoCentive do on the winning Solver?
- What if we need to ask the Solver clarification questions before making a decision on an award?
- What if we solve the problem after the Challenge is posted?
- Can we test a submision before we agree to pay the award?
- What if we terminate the agreement in the niddle of one of our postings, what happens with the Challenge and potential award?
- Can a Solver later use the information that we included in the Challenge posting?
- Why does your agreement have an audit provision?
- Why doesn't InnoCentive or the Solver warrant that the solution is patentable or novel?
- What if we see a submission or idea that did not win, but we already knew about it and later use use it? Could the Solver sue us?
- Who decides if a Solver's submission is a winner?