C2000 or TM4C microcontroller VID/PID Number Generation




*REQUIRED

Please inter the following information for  Vendor VID number assignment.



REQUIRED INFORMATION



   
*1. First Name     
*2. Last Name     

*3. eMail address
      Company or university email address preferred.
      Software DOWNLOAD instructions will be sent to this address.
    

*4. Confirm eMail address     

*5. What is your full company name?
If this is for HOME or HOBBYIST use, enter HOME
    

*6. What is your company website URL?
Example: www.companyname.com, If you do not have a website, enter N/A
    

*7. Estimated annual usage of C2000 or TM4C microcontroller devices     
*8. Estimated date of production start     
*9. Intended end-equipment or application     

Texas Instruments Incorporated (“TI”) having an address at 12500 TI Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75243 hereby agrees, subject to acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Letter Agreement, (“Customer”) may use TI’s VID and PID assigned by TI solely in connection with a Customer Product (as defined below).  The term of this Letter Agreement shall commence on the date this Letter Agreement is fully executed (the “Effective Date”) and shall continue until terminated as provided in this Letter Agreement.

 

1.                  Definitions.  Customer Product” means a USB 2.0 compliant product that (i) executes solely and exclusively on or with TI Devices, (ii) is sold by Customer bearing a Customer brand name and part number and (iii) bears the PID assigned to such product by TI.  TI Device” means a device(s) manufactured by or for TI through its C2000 or TM4C microcontroller business unit. 

 

2.                  Conditions.  Customer’s right to use TI’s VID and PID is subject to the following conditions:

 

a.                   Customer shall only use TI’s VID on a Customer Product which has a PID assigned by TI.  TI will assign PIDs on a product by product basis.  Customer acknowledges that Customer must obtain its own unique VID from the USB Implementer’s Forum (the “USB-IF”) before any Customer Product will be listed on the Integrator’s List maintained by USB-IF. 

 

b.                   Customer will, at its own expense, defend TI against any claim, suit or proceeding brought against TI with respect to (i) Customer’s use or misuse of TI’s VID or PID or (ii) Customer Products (other than a claim based solely on a TI Device) and pay those damages, liabilities or costs awarded against TI by a court of competent jurisdiction, or agreed to in writing by Customer as settlement or compromise, as a result of such claim, suit or proceeding.

 

c.                   Customer shall clearly mark Customer Products, packaging and/or related documentation to indicate that Customer is solely responsible for providing support for Customer Products.

 

d.                   Customer shall promptly provide support, at Customer’s sole cost and expense, to end-users of Customer Products.  In the event that an end-user contacts TI for support of a Customer Product, Customer shall, immediately upon notification by TI of such contact, notify the end-user that Customer is responsible for providing such support and promptly provide the requested support.

 

3.                   Disclaimers; Limitation of Liability.

 

a.                   Nothing in this Letter Agreement shall be construed as a license to any intellectual property rights of TI or any third party.  VID AND PID ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. TI MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, REGARDING THE VID OR PID OR CUSTOMER PRODUCTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADE SECRETS OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. 

 

b.                   IN NO EVENT SHALL TI BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF THIS LETTER AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF TI’S VID OR PID, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER TI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  EXCLUDED DAMAGES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, COST OF REMOVAL OR REINSTALLATION, OUTSIDE COMPUTER TIME, LABOR COSTS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF SAVINGS, OR LOSS OF USE OR DATA OR INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS.

 

c.                   IN NO EVENT SHALL TI’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS (U.S. $100).

 

d.                   EACH PARTY ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE FOREGOING LIABILITY LIMITATIONS ARE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THIS LETTER AGREEMENT AND THAT IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCH LIMITATIONS, THE MATERIAL AND ECONOMIC TERMS OF THIS LETTER AGREEMENT WOULD BE SUBSTANTIALLY DIFFERENT.

 

4.                   No Support Obligation. TI is under no obligation to maintain or support Customer Products or to assist Customer in its use or distribution of Customer Products.  Customer is solely responsible for all support of Customer Products. 

 

5.                   Term and Termination.  Unless earlier terminated, the term of this Letter Agreement shall begin on the Effective Date and shall continue for fifteen (15) years thereafter.  The term of this Letter Agreement may be extended upon mutual written agreement of TI and Customer.  TI may terminate this Letter Agreement at any time by providing written notice of such termination to Customer.  This Letter Agreement will automatically terminate upon the receipt by Customer of its own VID from the USB-IF. The following sections will survive any expiration or termination of this Letter Agreement: 2(b), 3, 7, 8 and 9.  Upon either expiration or termination of this Letter Agreement for any reason, Customer will immediately cease using TI’s VID and PID on Customer Products and shall provide to TI a written statement signed by an authorized representative of Customer certifying that Customer has ceased using TI’s VID and PID.

 

6.                   Export Control.  Customer acknowledges and agrees that unless prior authorization is obtained from the U.S. Department of Commerce, neither Customer nor its subsidiaries shall export, re-export, or release, directly or indirectly, any technology, software, or software source code (as defined in Part 772 of the Export Administration Regulations of the U.S. Department of Commerce (“EAR”)), bearing TI’s VID or PID, or export, directly or indirectly, any direct product of such technology, software, or software source code (as defined in Part 734 of the EAR), to any destination or country to which the export, re-export or release of the technology, software, software source code, or direct product is prohibited by the EAR. 

 

7.                   Governing Law.  This Letter Agreement will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without reference to conflict of laws principles. 

 

8.                   Governing Language.  Any construction or interpretation of this Letter Agreement shall use the English language as spoken in the United States.  If this Letter Agreement is translated into another language, the version in English shall control over such translation.

 

9.                   Confidentiality.  Neither party may publicize or disclose to any third party, without the written consent of the other party, the terms of this Letter Agreement.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing sentence, no press releases may be made without the mutual consent of each party.  Customer shall not use any trademark, trade name or names, logos or any contraction, abbreviation, or simulation thereof of TI, in advertising, publicity, or otherwise, unless the parties mutually agree to a separate trademark license.

 

 

 
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Thank you,
Texas Instruments

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