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Subject to the conditions provided herein, we accept innovative ideas for new products and technologies to our company by individuals and organizations not employed by or affiliated with BD so long as such inventions are covered by existing patents or are those for which patents have been applied for by the submitter.
If you wish to submit any such ideas click here for a copy of our submission information and procedure.
BD and its employees do not accept or consider other unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos, or other works.
The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when BD's products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to BD. So, except under the circumstances described above relating to patented ideas or those for which you have filed a patent application, please do not send your unsolicited ideas to BD or anyone at BD.
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