You have expressed interest in participating in an analytics hackathon (the “Event”) involving the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”) and/or its member teams. The NBA receives numerous submissions of ideas, formats, stories, proposals, suggestions and the like (collectively, “Ideas”), many of which are very similar to concepts the NBA has previously developed on its own or been pitched by third parties as they involve the same or similar underlying concepts and philosophies. Therefore, as a condition of the NBA agreeing to authorize you to apply to participate in the Event, you agree as follows:
By participating in the Hackathon, you agree that all Submissions in their entirety, including, but not limited to, intellectual property (“IP”), including patents, including without limitation all systems and processes, including belief propagation systems, copyrights, including without limitation all application program interfaces, and all other forms of intellectual property, right, title, source code, and methodologies will become property of and hereby assign the foregoing to NBAP without further consideration. You also agree to abide by the above principles in the acceptance of any prize including in connection with the attendance of any NBA game in fulfillment of any prizing.