11.4 EXCEPT FOR THOSE CLAIMS OF A THIRD PARTY AS MAY BE PAYABLE PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION IN THIS AGREEMENT TO THE CONTRARY, NEITHER OF SIRNA, ON THE ONE HAND, AND ALLERGAN, ON THE OTHER HAND, NOR ANY OF THEIR AFFILIATES, LICENSEES OR REPRESENTATIVES WILL BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER PARTY, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR LICENSEES OR REPRESENTATIVES FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, RELIANCE OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR LOST OR IMPUTED PROFITS OR ROYALTIES, LOST DATA OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, WHETHER LIABILITY IS ASSERTED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT PRODUCT LIABILITY), INDEMNITY OR CONTRIBUTION, AND IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER THAT PARTY OR ANY REPRESENTATIVE OF THAT PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF, OR OTHERWISE MIGHT HAVE ANTICIPATED THE POSSIBILITY OF, ANY SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. IN ADDITION, THE LIABILITY OF SIRNA WITH RESPECT TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF ARTICLE 8 HEREOF (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, IN TORT OR OTHERWISE) WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY ALLERGAN TO SIRNA FOR SINA COMPONENT. 11.3 EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE 11, NO PARTY MAKES ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER. ACCORDINGLY, EACH PARTY HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AGAINST NON-INFRINGEMENT OR THE LIKE, INCLUDING (a) THAT THE SIRNA PATENT OR TECHNOLOGY OR THE PRACTICE THEREOF OR ANY LICENSED PRODUCTS WILL BE FREE FROM CLAIMS OF PATENT INFRINGEMENT, INTERFERENCE OR UNLAWFUL USE OF PROPRIETARY INFORMATION OF ANY PERSON AND (b) OF THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TECHNOLOGICAL OR COMMERCIAL VALUE OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE LICENSED PATENT RIGHTS OR TECHNOLOGY OR ANY LICENSED PRODUCTS, OR THEIR SUITABILITY OR THE FITNESS THEREOF FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, MANUFACTURE, USE OR SALE OF ANY SUCH LICENSED PRODUCTS. The parties also agree that, in the event that the need for emergency measures of protection (including preliminary injunction or temporary restraint proceedings) arises, the AAA Optional Rules for Emergency Measures of Protection shall apply to the proceedings. THE PARTIES HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY OR CLASS TREATMENT OF ANY CLAIM, DEMAND, ACTION OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE BREACH THEREOF, PROVIDED THAT NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL PRECLUDE A PARTY FROM SEEKING TO COMPEL ARBITRATION IN A STATE OR FEDERAL COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION. A strategic alliance (also see strategic partnership) is an agreement between two or more parties to pursue a set of agreed upon objectives needed while remaining independent organizations. A strategic alliance will usually fall short of a legal partnership entity, agency, or corporate affiliate relationship.