CHOOSE YOUR LEGAL AGREEMENT
Whether you're an inventor getting ready to pitch a
licensee, an attorney in need of a reliable software beta agreement, or
a business person seeking to protect your trade secrets, you'll find the
NDA you need, below.
Federal trade secret law was enacted May 11, 2016. Learn more about the Defend Trade Secrets Act and how it may affect your NDA.
- Basic Nondisclosure -- Here's a
simple legal nondisclosure agreement to use when disclosing secrets to a
contractor, a potential investor, or a prospective business partner.
- Employee Nondisclosure -- This
legal agreement makes clear to an employee that he or she may not
disclose your trade secrets without permission
- Nondisclosure Agreement for Business Negotiations
-- Use this nondisclosure agreement when you're engaged in
business negotiations -- for example, merger or investment discussions,
negotiations about joint ventures or talks with consultants or potential
- Visitor Nondisclosure Agreement
-- If visitors to your company might have access to company trade
secrets, ask them to sign a nondisclosure agreement. We've removed many
of the provisions from other NDAs in order to make this a short,
easy-to-understand agreement; one that visitors shouldn't object to
signing. Give visitors a signed copy.
- Job Interview Nondisclosure Agreement
-- You may end up divulging trade secrets when interviewing
prospective employees, especially for sensitive jobs. Any person you
hire should be required to sign an employee NDA (or an employment
agreement containing a nondisclosure provision). But, of course, the
interviewees you don't hire won't be signing an employment NDA or
employment agreement. For this reason, have applicants for sensitive
positions sign a simple nondisclosure agreement at the beginning of a
- Software Beta Tester Nondisclosure Agreement
-- If you develop software (including Web applications) and give beta
versions to outside testers, here is a nondisclosure agreement for you
- Student Nondisclosure Agreement
-- Universities, colleges, research labs and similar institutions often
engage the services of students as researchers or assistants and want to
make sure they don't reveal trade secrets without permission. This
agreement accomplishes just that.
- Customer List/Mailing List Nondisclosure Agreement
-- Many companies sell or license their customer lists to other
businesses. For example, a magazine publisher may sell its subscriber
lists to an advertiser who wants to target readers by direct mail. You
can use this NDA whenever your company provides a customer list or
mailing list to another company. Note there are
customer list protection.