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MIH Alliance Membership Application Agreement

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (“HH”), is a leading technological solution provider, which has leveraged its expertise in software and hardware to integrate its unique manufacturing systems with emerging technologies. Now, HH organizes the MIH Alliance to operate an electric vehicle (EV) software and hardware open platform – the MIH, and plans to register the MIH Alliance as an independent organization at an opportune moment underwhich HH shall remain as a funding member of the MIH Alliance. Applicant wishes to join the MIH Alliance and cooperate with HH and other members to accelerate innovation in EV and hereby agrees that the following terms and conditions shall constitute the agreement by and between HH and Applicant with respect to the application to MIH Alliance (“Agreement”), and acknowledges that HH may amend, terminate or newly add the provision of MIH membership services and modify this Agreement or other terms from time to time. Such changes shall be effective upon their posting on HH or MIH website. Applicant hereby consents to use electronic records in connection with this Agreement and other terms of use of MIH.

1.Operation of MIH Alliance. MIH Alliance shall host and maintain a repository for technical documents of MIH (“MIH Repository”) and coordinate with members of the MIH Alliance to develop EV technology.

2. General Membership in MIH Alliance. Applicant agrees to become a general member of the MIH Alliance. A general member will have access to the MIH Repository and may participate in conferences or public events held by the MIH Alliance. There is no membership due for general membership.

3. Contributions to MIH Alliance. A general member may provide its technology expertise to MIH Alliance to carry out activities that will improve the reliability, availability and serviceability of MIH and boost MIH’s competitiveness in EV industry. A general member may also contribute technology to the MIH Repository as far as practicable.

4. Confidentiality. Applicant shall not disclose to any third party any information obtained from HH or the MIH Alliance, including but not limited to information concerning any computer programs, software or hardware products, product development plans, code, documentation, algorithms, know-how, trade secrets, formulas, processes, procedures, ideas, research, inventions, copyrights, schematics and other technical, business, financial and marketing information, or partner information unless such information is or becomes a part of the public domain through no act or omission of HH or the MIH Alliance.

5. Intellectual Property Rights. Applicant owns and retains all rights, title and interests in and to its respective own intellectual property rights of any kind, whether pre-existing or later developed by Applicant independently. Applicant will respect any intellectual property rights that HH and the MIH Alliance may acquire from time to time and shall not take any inconsistent action against HH and the MIH Alliance.

6. Cooperative Marketing Activities. Applicant agrees that HH and the MIH Alliance are permitted to issue any press release or make any public announcement regarding the membership of the Applicant and hereby authorizes HH and MIH Alliance to publish or use Applicant’s business name, logos, trademarks and/or any material provided by it on press release and/or any online and offline media for such purpose.

7. Effective Date; Term. The Applicant’s membership to the MIH Alliance shall commence upon the acceptance and notification by HH or the MIH Alliance (the "Effective Date") and remain in effect until termination by either party with a thirty (30) day prior notice.

8. Transfer of Membership. Applicant's membership and this Agreement are not transferable without the prior written consent of HH or the MIH Alliance.

9. Miscellaneous. This Agreement is governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of Taiwan (Republic of China), without regard to its conflict of laws’ provisions. Any dispute or difference of any kind between or among the Parties in connection with or arising out of this Agreement or the breach, termination or validity hereof shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Taipei District Court.

The Applicant hereby confirms that the Agreement is entered into by the authorized representative and the information given above is true, correct and complete.