NonDisclosure Agreements, or NDAs for short, are among the first legal documents that most creatives end up dealing with. What are the sneaky lawyer tricks and legaleze that you will want to look out for? In this movie, author Seth Polanksy walks you through the most common tricks lawyers can use in an NDA.
- While we've discussed what makes up a typical NDA,…what are the sneaky lawyer tricks or legalese…to look out for?…Here are some of the most common.…The first clause to look out for in NDAs…is related to the parties.…You need to know, and you need to make sure that you know,…who you're getting into bed with.…Is the NDA signed by a person on behalf of only themselves?…Is it signed by a person as the representative of a company?…Does that person's title clearly indicate that they have…the authority to contractually obligate that company?…And finally, if you read through the whole document,…is there any language that indicates that…more than one company is part of a party?…Companies also include language that lumps their…partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and parent entities…into the agreement.…
The second problem area in NDAs is related to…the definition of confidential information.…The problem is twofold.…Some NDAs are vague, and do a poor job…defining confidential information with sufficient clarity.…In these instances, it's incredibly difficult to figure out…
AuthorSeth C. Polansky
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- Why do you need a contract?
- Types of contracts
- Asking for an NDA
- Work-for-hire and contractor agreements
- Proposals, quotes, and statements of work
- Licensing agreements
- Delivery and payment terms
Skill Level Intermediate
Running a Design Business: Starting Smallwith Petrula Vrontikis1h 33m Intermediate
1. Introduction to Contracts
2. Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)
3. Work-for-Hire and Contractor Agreements
4. Proposals, Quotes, and Statements of Work (SOW)
5. Licensing Agreements
6. The Most Important Parts of Any Contract
7. Additional Resources
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