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AVEXIS, INC. filed this Form 10-Q on 08/10/2017
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1.23       “Prosecute” means preparation, filing, and prosecuting patent applications and maintaining patents, including any reexaminations, reissues, oppositions, inter partes review, and interferences.

1.24       “Receiving Party” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.1.

1.25       “REGENXBIO Licensors” means SmithKline Beecham Corporation (or any successor thereto under the GSK Agreement) and The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (or any successor thereto under the Penn Agreement).

1.26       “Retained Rights” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.2.

1.27       “RETT Field” means the treatment of Rett Syndrome in humans by in vivo gene therapy using AAV9 delivering the gene encoding for methyl CpG binding protein 2 (MECP2).

1.28       “Sublicensee” means (i) any Third Party or Affiliate to whom Licensee grants a sublicense of some or all of the rights granted to Licensee under this Agreement as permitted by this Agreement; and (ii) any other Third Party or Affiliate to whom a sublicensee described in clause (i) has granted a further sublicense as permitted by this Agreement.

1.29       “Third Party” means any person or entity other than a Party to this Agreement or Affiliates of a Party to this Agreement.

1.30       “Valid Claim” means a claim of an issued and unexpired patent (including any patent claim the term of which is extended by any extension, supplementary protection certificate, patent term restoration, or the like) included within the Licensed Patents or a claim of a pending patent application included within the Licensed Patents, which has not lapsed, been abandoned, been held revoked, or been deemed unenforceable or invalid by a non-appealable decision or an appealable decision from which no appeal was taken within the time allowed for such appeal of a court or other governmental agency of competent jurisdiction.

Article 2:  License Grant

2.1       License Grant.  Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including the Retained Rights, Licensor hereby grants to Licensee an exclusive, sublicensable (as provided in Section 2.4 only), non-transferable (except as provided in Section 10.2), royalty-bearing, worldwide license, under the Licensed Technology to make, have made, use, import, sell, and offer for sale Licensed Products solely in the Fields, including, for the avoidance of doubt, the right to conduct research and development.

2.2       Retained Rights.   Except for the rights and licenses specified in Section 2.1, no license or other rights are granted to Licensee under any intellectual property of Licensor, whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise and whether such intellectual property is subordinate, dominant, or otherwise useful for the practice of the Licensed Technology.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Licensor may use and permit others to use the Licensed Technology for any research, development, commercial, or other purposes outside of the Fields.  Without limiting the foregoing, and notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to




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