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NDA non-compete [closed]

I'm starting a startup with classmates and we're asked to sign a NDA. I have a prior project I'm working potentially targeting the same market and I was asked to join their team to develop their idea. ...
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Does an emailed promise of confidentiality constitute an NDA?

I have a product idea and very rough prototype I want to take to a local 3D print/prototyping company to have a higher fidelity version made. I would of course not want them to make the 3D model ...
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Is this NDA terminated after the date shown? [closed]

I have signed an NDA between my company and another company. I realized that their approach does not fit with my vision and I told them nicely that I am not willing to partner nor sell the company. I ...
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Can an NDA be legally valid if there's agreement to not disclose real information?

Say two parties agree to an NDA, but the NDA has a special addendum that tells the other party that they cannot reveal real information about the first party (the provider) to anyone, including the ...
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Is an excessive NDA legal?

My daughter is a college student and is applying for an internship. The small "socially conscious" company, which has about 5 or 10 employees, is asking her to sign an NDA that looks way over the top ...
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Are there examples of confidentiality clauses which still allow some public disclosures?

Speaking about typical IT contract - I'm looking for an inspiration on how to create a confidentiality clause that's not that strict. It should cover 2 points of view: contractor wants to have right ...
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Is it possible for a party to a contract to use a mutual NDA primarily to constrain the other party?

I am more regularly entering in meetings in which my group and others need to collaborate on technical details, while protecting our respective intellectual property. Typically we sign mutual non-...
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File a patent disclosure after paper publication

We were trying to file a patent, but unfortunately delayed the submission of the disclosure. Now the paper is accepted by the conference, not yet published. However, we uploaded the paper in advanced ...
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What does Per: Mean on an NDA?

I Have received an NDA I need to sign, it seems straight forward enough although there is one part i'm unsure of, on the last page there is the section where your witness signs, and you sign, but ...
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Trade secret and NDA not signed

I know a trade secret must be kept secret. It can be shared with a third party if the third party signs a legally binding NDA (non-disclosure agreement) before being told about the trade secret. ...
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Why is the FBI raiding the house of a whistleblower over leaked SAT questions? Wouldn't that be a civil matter?

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-college-sat-fbi-idUSKCN112009 How did this case trigger FBI involvement?
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If US military found an extraterrestrial and didn't tell the president, is it legal to inform him?

Many years ago I watched a film where US military found an extraterrestrial biological entity (an "alien") and used it for experiments. The president denied that aliens exist, and later, during ...
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What does the “independent development” statement mean within this NDA?

I was confronted the following chapter named "independent development" The Disclosing Party understands that the Receiving Party may currently or in the future be developing information ...
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Is it legal and (legally) feasible to secretly hire a contestant on a reality TV show to pull off a fake personality?

I've noticed in the first and second season of Donald Trump's "The Apprentice", there were some characters who I sort of felt might be paid by Trump to act outrageous and pull certain stunts in order ...

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