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Thank you for your interest in sharing your innovation idea with Lear Corporation. Please use the following form to complete your technology submission.

In order to protect the ownership rights of your submission, please ensure that you own rights in a pending patent application or issued patent. Lear Corporation will not review your submission without proof of ownership of intellectual property. Do not submit any confidential information. Lear will not review any documents that are marked "Confidential" or similarly marked or held out to be in confidence. If you have any questions regarding confidentiality, you are encouraged to seek legal representation.

Please review the following terms and conditions. If you are in agreement and wish to move forward with the technology submission process, check the "Yes, I Agree" box and click "continue." Please note that you must agree to the terms in order to submit your idea.

  • I am at least 18 years old or have obtained the consent and signature of my parent or guardian confirming his/her acceptance of this technology submission on my behalf;
  • I am the sole owner and/or possess all necessary rights to offer the technology submission to Lear;
  • I am submitting my idea to Lear Corporation on a non-confidential basis and I agree that there will be no confidential relationship of any kind between Lear and me unless we separately agree in writing;
  • Lear has the unrestricted right to use and disclose the technology submission in accordance with Lear’s technology review processes and is not obligated to return any submitted documents or materials;
  • Lear is not obligated to keep secret or confidential any information that I submit;
  • Lear is not obligated to adopt the idea, review or respond to my technology submission or compensate me for the technology submission;
  • This constitutes the entire business relationship and agreement between Lear and me as it pertains to this technology submission;
  • I am aware of and agree to Lear’s process for handling my personal information and data associated with my technology submission; and
  • This technology submission and any related agreements will be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan.
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