A confidentiality agreement is often used in situations where confidential information is disclosed, z.B.: Use a confidentiality agreement (NDA) to keep your invention secret in conversation with others. You can also buy non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) models from the shelf and adapt them to your needs. This is inexpensive and you can reuse the model if necessary. You should consider asking a lawyer to establish a custom confidentiality agreement for additional protection. Use the Northern Ireland Law Society`s list of lawyers to find a lawyer near you. An NDA is a legal contract. It describes how to exchange information or ideas with confidence. Sometimes people call confidentiality agreements. The IPR`s European helpdesk also publishes models of confidentiality agreements. The best way to keep something confidential is not to disclose it in advance.
If you need to share information, you must use a confidentiality agreement (NDA). This could happen if you talk to potential partners like: These standard IPO agreements are designed to refer english law, but they can be customized to specify another applicable law and another jurisdiction (including that of Northern Ireland). You can also set a date of confidentiality obligation (responsibility for the secrecy of the information). This date may be when the relationship between the two parties ends or when the information no longer needs to be confidential because it is publicly available. It should be noted, however, that confidentiality obligations may go beyond the formal end of the agreement. For example, trade secrets are considered a valuable activity and are generally protected indefinitely by BRITISH law. “The NDA is helping to create a legal framework for the exchange of confidential ideas and intellectual property in the negotiation of an appropriate agreement for a project,” says a statement of reasons (2-seitige / 85 KB PDF PDF) published by the IPO. “The NDA`s potential applications include meetings at the beginning of the period, when a consortium is formed to request joint research funding, negotiate a formal consortium agreement or negotiate a technology transfer or licensing agreement,” he said. If you and the other part of the NDA are not both in the same country, the NDA must indicate which law governs the agreement.