Icosagen AS, registry code 10565884, contacting address Eerika tee 1, Kambja vald 61713
Tartumaa, Estonia is an Estonian entity producing recombinant antibodies and recombinant proteins
in mammalian cells, as well as developing antibodies for research, in vitro diagnostic and therapeutic
These Terms shall apply to all Orders of the Products, unless the Parties have agreed otherwise.
By placing and Order, the Purchaser confirms that it agrees with the Terms.
1.1. In these terms of Sale (“Terms”) the following words and phrases shall have the following
Icosagen - Icosagen AS, registry code 10565884, contacting address Eerika tee 1,
Kambja vald 61713 Tartumaa, Estonia
Purchaser - the legal person to whom Icosagen delivers Products
Party” or “Parties - shall mean, respectively, Icosagen or Purchaser, or Icosagen and Purchaser
Products - Icosagen branded products being delivered by Icosagen to the Purchaser
Order - an agreement between Icosagen and the Purchaser regarding the Products
being delivered by Icosagen to the Purchaser in accordance with the general
terms and conditions set out in these terms of sale, and the terms and
conditions specified in the Icosagen offer and thereafter confirmed by the
Terms - these terms of sale
2.1. To purchase Products, the Purchaser is required to submit an order to Icosagen. Icosagen
shall review the order and will submit its offer to the order. The Purchaser is entitled to
accept or refuse Icosagen’s offer. An order shall be deemed concluded from the moment
when the Purchaser submits its confirmation with the offer to Icosagen. All orders, offers
and confirmations are binding only when submitted via e-mail.
2.2. These Terms and an Order shall constitute the entire agreement between the Parties
regarding the Products specified in the Order and shall take precedence over any other
possible prior agreements between the Parties. In the event of any conflict between an Order
with these Terms, the Order shall take precedence over the Terms.
2.3. No Order which has been accepted by Icosagen may be cancelled by the Purchaser except
with the agreement in writing of Icosagen on terms that the Purchaser shall indemnify
Icosagen in full against all loss (including loss of profit), costs and expenses incurred by
Icosagen as result of prior to cancellation.
- DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS
3.1. The Order shall include the date on which Icosagen intends to execute the Order. The
delivery time stated in the Order is indicative and is not binding on Icosagen. Nevertheless,
Icosagen will make reasonable efforts to deliver the Products to the Purchaser within the
delivery term stated in the Order.
3.2. The delivery is made in accordance with Icosagen’s standard commercial practices via a
carrier selected by Icosagen, unless the Parties have agreed otherwise in the Order.
3.3. If the Purchaser does not accept the Products in accordance with the terms and conditions
set out in the Order, the Purchaser shall pay Icosagen the respective costs of additional
warehousing and transport.
3.4. The Purchaser undertakes to inspect immediately upon receipt the Products as well as the
packaging. In case of discovering any visible defects or errors such as Product type,
volumes, packing, the Purchaser shall have the right to refuse the acceptance of the
Products. The Purchaser does not have the right to refuse acceptance of the Products, if the
Products are different from what was agreed in the Order, and the difference is not
significant in terms of the intended use or functionality of the Products, or if the difference
does not affect more than 10% of the volume of the Order. If the difference affects more
than 10% of the volume of the Order, the Purchaser shall have the right to reduce the price
paid for the Products.
3.5. If the Parties have agreed that Products are delivered in several consignments, and Icosagen
has breached the terms and conditions of the Order in respect of one or several of such
consignments, the Purchaser has the right, subject to the existence of the respective
grounds, cancel only a part of the Order, but not the Order as a whole.
- PRODUCT RELATED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
4.1. All the intellectual property rights related to the Products, including the proprietary
copyrights, are solely and exclusively owned by Icosagen.
4.2. Purchaser is entitled to use the Products only for the further manufacturing of its own
products. Purchaser shall not resell the Products or use the Products for therapeutic purposes
without prior written consent of Icosagen. Furthermore, the Purchaser shall respect the
intellectual property of Icosagen as specified below.
4.3. The Purchaser is not entitled to improve, modify, reverse engineer or change the Products
in any other way without prior written consent of Icosagen. Furthermore, the Purchaser shall
not encourage, support or accept any of the aforementioned activities by any third party. In
case the Purchaser encounters any such information, the Purchaser shall immediately notify
4.4. Without express written consent of Icosagen, the Purchaser shall not register in its name or
in the name or on behalf of third parties any trade name or trademark owned by Icosagen.
In addition, the Purchaser shall not attempt to prevent any registration applied for by
Icosagen. The Purchaser shall not register any domain name which includes or is close to
the name of Icosagen or any trade names or trademarks owned by Icosagen.
4.5. If the Purchaser wishes to use Icosagen Product for any other purpose the Purchaser will
require an additional license for Icosagen.
- PRICES AND PAYMENT
5.1. The price of ordered Products shall be the price stated in the Order. The prices quoted in the
pricelist of Icosagen are merely indicative and Icosagen has the right to amend the prices
stated therein for objective reasons. The fact that the Purchaser has earlier paid a certain
price for a similar Order does not mean that the same price would apply to any new Order.
5.2. Unless the Parties have agreed otherwise, the Purchaser shall pay Icosagen, in addition to
the agreed price: the value added tax (or another similar tax), import or export levies and
any other taxes, tariffs, and additional fees charged by any country or territory in connection
with the execution of the Order; costs related to packaging and transport of Products.
5.3. Icosagen shall submit the invoice for the Order upon execution of the Order. The Purchaser
shall pay the invoice within 30 days, unless the Parties have agreed otherwise. The
Purchaser does not have the right to set off any invoice submitted by Icosagen. Should the
Purchaser have any claims against Icosagen, the Purchaser shall promptly notify Icosagen
thereof and shall take reasonable measures to ensure that claims of both Parties are satisfied
in a manner acceptable for both Parties.
5.4. Icosagen is not obliged to execute an Order while the Purchaser is in delay with payment
for any Order or with any other payment due under an agreement entered into between the
5.5. If the Purchaser is in delay with any payment, Icosagen shall have the right to charge the
Purchaser default interest at the rate of 0.2% of the overdue amount for every day of delay
with payment, until the amount due has been paid in full. Icosagen shall further have the
right to charge the Purchaser compensation for any costs borne by Icosagen to collect the
5.6. Icosagen shall have the right to offset any amounts owed by the Purchaser to Icosagen
against any amounts owed by Icosagen to the Purchaser.
- TRANSFER OF ACCIDENTAL LOSS AND OWNERSHIP
6.1. The risk of accidental loss or damage of Products shall transfer from Icosagen to the
Purchaser at the moment when:
6.1.1. the Purchaser has started loading the Products on the vehicle – if it was agreed
that the Purchaser to collects the Products; or
6.1.2. the Purchaser has started unloading the Products – if it was agreed that Icosagen
delivers the Products to the location of their transfer; or
6.1.3. the agreed transfer date has arrived – if the Purchaser fails to receive the Products
according to the agreement.
6.2. The ownership of Products shall transfer to the Purchaser when the Purchaser has paid
Icosagen the price payable for the Products, along with any other payments connected with
the Order. Until such time:
6.2.1. the ownership of the Products will remain with Icosagen;
6.2.2. Icosagen - if the Purchaser fails to make the payments or if Icosagen has justified
reasons to believe that the Purchaser is unable to make said payments or other
payments by their due date – may enter the premises and/or area in the
possession of the Purchaser and reclaim possession of the Products. The Purchaser
hereby grants Icosagen a perpetual and irrevocable authorisation to exercise said
7.1. Icosagen guarantees that upon transfer of the Products and for a period of 12 months
thereafter the Products will have no significant defects. If any defects are discovered in
transferred Products during the forenamed period and the Purchaser has notified Icosagen
of said defects immediately after they were discovered, and has described the defects with
sufficient degree of detail, Icosagen shall, at its own discretion and expenses, replace all
defective Products. Icosagen has the right to verify the defects prior replacement of the
defective Products. The Purchaser undertakes to deliver promptly all defective Products to
Icosagen for assessment.
7.2. In the meaning of this clause, the Product is deemed to be defective only if it fails to conform
to its specifications in any material respect. The warranty does not cover defects or faults
attributable to: (a) external factors, e.g. accident, electricity, water, or caused by thunder
or fire; (b) misuse of the Product or negligence or failure to follow instructions for the use;
or (c) failure to comply with the storage instructions of the Product.
7.3. The Purchaser shall be responsible for all delivery costs with respect to such defective
Products. Icosagen undertakes to reimburse the costs if Icosagen is liable for the defects.
Otherwise these costs must be borne by the Purchaser.
7.4. The Purchaser shall have the risk of loss ad damage during the delivery for assessment.
7.5. In the event it is established that Icosagen is not responsible for the defect, Icosagen shall
have the right to charge for the error diagnosis and the related costs.
- FORCE MAJEURE
8.1. Non-performance or inappropriate performance of any contractual obligations shall not be
deemed as a breach of these Terms, if this was caused by circumstances that the Parties
were unable to influence, and it would have been unreasonable to expect of the Parties to
consider or avoid the circumstance, or to overcome the consequences thereof (hereinafter
referred to as the “Force Majeure”).
8.2. If the impact of the Force Majeure is of temporary nature the breach of an obligation is
excusable only during the period when the Force Majeure prevented the performance of the
obligation. If the Force Majeure prevents timely performance of contractual obligations the
deadline for the performance of the relevant obligation shall be extended for the period
during which the performance of the same was prevented by the Force Majeure.
8.3. The Party, whose activities for performing the contractual obligations are prevented by any
Force Majeure, shall promptly notify the other Party thereof in writing.
8.4. A Force Majeure does not relieve the Parties from the obligation to employ all and any
measures possible to avoid or reduce damages possibly caused by such non-performance
or undue performance.
8.5. If the impact of Force Majeure is of permanent nature (i.e. it lasts longer than 6 months)
and it substantially hinders the proper performance of these Terms or the Order, the Party,
whose activities for performing the contractual obligations are prevented by any Force
Majeure, may request from the other Party to change the terms and conditions of the
- TERMINATION OF CONTRACT
9.1. Each Party has the right of extraordinary cancellation of any Order with immediate effect, if
the other Party has breached their obligation arising from the Order, and has failed to
remedy the breach within 14 calendar days from the moment when the other Party has
given them a notice of such breach. In such case any claims that have become due and
collectible up to the moment of the cancellation shall remain effective.
9.2. Icosagen has the right to of extraordinary cancellation of an Order with immediate effect, if
Icosagen has reasonable grounds to believe that the Purchaser is not able to make any
payments under the Order by their deadline.
- GENERAL PROVISIONS
10.1. If execution of an Order and/or acquisition or transport of any Products requires any permit
or consent granted by any public authority, the Purchaser shall be obliged to obtain said
permit or consent at their own expense. At the request of Icosagen, the Purchaser shall
demonstrate to Icosagen that it has obtained such permit or consent.
10.2. Icosagen has the right to engage third parties to execute an Order.
10.3. The Parties shall maintain confidentiality of the terms and conditions of the Order and these
Terms, as well as any information received on the basis of these Terms or the Order, as well
as any information about the other Party's economic activities and financial standing
received in the course of negotiations before concluding these Terms. Confidential
information shall also deem to include information that a Party would not have learned
without placing the Order and entering into these Terms.
10.4. Icosagen shall retain the right to unilaterally amend these Terms by giving the Purchaser at
least 30 days’ notice. The amendments will take effect on the date stated by Icosagen. If
the Purchaser disagrees with the amendments to the Terms, he has the right to
extraordinary cancellation of the sales contract, by serving Icosagen a respective notice
within 30 days after receiving the notice about amendment of the Terms. Failure to submit
the notice within said term shall be interpreted as the Purchaser’s consent with the
amendments to the Terms.
10.5. These Terms and the Order are governed by Estonian law.
10.6. Any dispute arising from these Terms and the Order shall be settled by negotiations between
the Parties. If negotiations fail, the dispute shall be settled by Harju County Court.