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Non-Disclosure Agreements Can Be Powerful, But Only If You Know How to Use Them

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Don't make the mistake of assuming you're automatically protected

Startup Reality Distortion #3: The Fallacy Of the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

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Startup Reality Distortion #3: The Fallacy Of the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). About This Blog. This site is for entrepreneurs.

When is a Startup Non-Disclosure Really Required?

Startup Professionals Musings

recommend a mutual non-disclosure, with a non-compete clause, for protection in both directions. Who is right? Strategic partner.

Top Legal Concerns for Mobile Application Startups

Early Growth Financial Services

strongly encourage entrepreneurs to consult an experienced business attorney on … Continue reading → Legal legal entity licensing requirements mobile applications NDA non-disclosure agreement revenue startup startup legalOriginally posted on Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP.

Why I don't sign NDAs | Seth Levine

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

The Importance of Partnership Agreements, NDAs, and Security: Lessons from HBO’s “Silicon Valley”

Up and Running

Violating non-disclosure agreements. You can learn more about non-disclosure agreements here. Image via HBO.

6 Steps To Convert An Idea To A Sustainable Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Limit your disclosures to people you trust, and learn the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDA). Now get real (cook it).

The Top 5 Intellectual Property Mistakes

Up and Running

If a work for hire agreement is absent, the contractor, not the business, owns the contracted work. Should you get a patent? trademark?

6 Ways To Prevent Disastrous Outsourcing Decisions

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t count on contracts and non-disclosure agreements to save you. Keep intellectual property keys in-house. Marty Zwilling.

7 Reasons Smart Startups Establish 'Coopetition'

Startup Professionals Musings

It leads to referral agreements and affiliate marketing. And growth is the lifeblood of every startup. Be visible and be proactive.

7 Lessons They Don’t Teach You In Crowdfunding School

Startup Professionals Musings

Crowdfunding platforms don’t have the facilities to handle non-disclosure agreements that you might expect from every professional investor.

Crowd-Funding Success Usually Brings New Challenges

Gust

The administration of legal conditions, signatures, disclosures, and distributions is a nightmare. Pebble watch crowd-funding via Wikipedia.

Are NDAs Worth Much?

Early Growth Financial Services

Non-Disclosure Agreements, or NDAs, are legal contracts designed to protect confidential information. They set out the the parties involved, the types of information to be protected, the timeframe covered, and the legal ramifications for violations. But is using them a good strategy for your business?

Why Most People Fail To Cash In On Their Dream Idea

Startup Professionals Musings

Limit your disclosures to people you trust, and learn the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDA). Now get real (cook it).

Protecting Your Business Idea

YoungUpstarts

The document is an agreement between the two of you to keep confident everything about the business. Casual Work for Hire Agreements.

Three Awesome Tools for Small Businesses and Startups

crowdSPRING Blog

It’s not easy to start and run a successful business. Managing Social Media Posts – BUFFER. Managing Customer Service – ZENDESK.

Startups Must Embrace Coopetition For Rapid Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

Affiliate marketing and link exchange agreements. Of course, this path involves some risk, but you never get anywhere unless you take a chance.

Crowd-Funding Success Usually Brings New Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

The administration of legal conditions, signatures, disclosures, and distributions is a nightmare. Intellectual property is jeopardized.

Why You Should Care about Intellectual Property

Up and Running

Are you outsourcing projects without a “work-for-hire” agreement? All businesses have intellectual property. Trademarks: brands and logos.

Why I don't sign NDAs

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

No, I Won't Sign Your NDA

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Non-Disclosure Agreement is a staple of business everywhere. In other words, you're going to have to trust me.

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8 Intellectual Property Items Every Startup Needs

Startup Professionals Musings

Trade secrets with employment agreement. Companies often use non-patentable but important trade secrets to run their business. Patents.

Guide to Trade Secret Law

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

general employment contract doesn’t automatically serve as a confidentiality agreement that protects trade secrets. You’re a blogtrepreneur.

MA: Lets Nix The Non-Compete Here So We Can Compete Better Everywhere

OnStartups

There''s no evidence that abolishing non-competes has hurt them — quite the contrary. Here are the reasons why we should support this proposal to kill non-competes in MA: 1. As it turns out, they already can with non-disclosure agreements and non-solicitation agreements neither of which will be effected by this change. 2.

Is Crowd-Funding the Answer When Investors Decline?

Startup Professionals Musings

The administration of legal conditions, signatures, disclosures, and distributions is a nightmare. Intellectual property is jeopardized.

How to Get Your Employees to Give You Their Billion-Dollar Ideas

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If people are hoarding their best innovations, you''ll need to change your company''s culture. Is your company innovation-friendly? For some reason.

10 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Invest in well-written non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). So why are Google, Apple, and Microsoft spending billions on it?

Are You Properly Managing Your Core Competency?

Startup Professionals Musings

Dont count on contracts and non-disclosure agreements to save you. Keep intellectual property keys in-house. Marty Zwilling.

Why First Round Capital funded a lawsuit

Redeye VC

But we had signed a non-disclosure agreement with Best Buy – and they had assured us the information would remain confidential and was critical to moving forward. The board ultimately agreed to share the model – knowing we were protected by our confidentiality agreement. You can imagine the scene in the board room.

Social Media Accounts are Intellectual Property

Startup Professionals Musings

Trade secrets with employment agreement. Companies often use non-patentable but important trade secrets to run their business. Patents.

Six Criteria for Outsourcing the Right Processes

Startup Professionals Musings

Near-shore and local outsourcing alternatives are manageable with contracts and non-disclosure agreements. Technology level.

The Ultimate Inventor’s Guide to Inventing Things

Up and Running

That said, you need to file for a full patent (AKA: non provisional patent or NPA) within one year. That airplane thousands of miles above you.

The First Rule of Stealth Mode Is.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You definitely talk about stealth mode. Less than a year later, it pulled in $20 million more. That changes today. It was a stealth mode success story.

The Case Against Non-Compete Agreements

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Thus you require employees to sign non-compete agreements so you can protect your trade secrets and your talent pool. Here''s why.

To NDA or not to NDA?

Growthink Blog

Please seek professional advice to ensure that your contracts of employment, consulting, operating agreement, articles of incorporation, etc.

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Six Key Factors in the Right Outsourcing Decision

Startup Professionals Musings

Near-shore and local outsourcing alternatives are manageable with contracts and non-disclosure agreements. Technology level.

Going to Raise VC? Here’s a Primer on Process, People, Deck

Both Sides of the Table

Will a VC sign an NDA (non-disclosure agreement)? NDAs would make it impossible to do business. What is the VC process? Trust me.

Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

YoungUpstarts

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are a common and effective way to protect your trade secrets. Trademarks. Patents. Copyrights.

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

Startup Reality Distortion #3: The Fallacy Of the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) Don’t rely on an NDA to protect the truly “secret” stuff.

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

Startup Reality Distortion #3: The Fallacy Of the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) Don’t rely on an NDA to protect the truly “secret” stuff.

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