NonDisclosure Agreements, or NDAs for short, are among the first legal documents that most creatives end up dealing with. These are contracts that compel the other party to privacy and list legal consequences of breach. In this movie, author Seth Polansky explains when you may see an NDA as a creative and how they are used.
- Nondisclosure agreements, or NDAs for short…are among the first legal documents…that most creatives end up dealing with.…Chances are you've been asked to keep a secret before,…and you might have kept your lips locked…out of respect for…whoever passed along the private information.…A confidentiality agreement,…also called a nondisclosure agreement…takes this notion of keeping a secret further.…This contract creates a legal obligation to privacy,…and compels those who agree to keep any specified…information top secret or secured.…
Nondisclosure agreements are everywhere in the industry.…There are a whole host of reasons for requiring an NDA.…The project is secret, or the PR folks…have mandated that it shouldn't be disclosed.…You may have access to technical, and/or proprietary data.…And to make sure that when The Force suddenly shows up…on Pirate Bay, prior to theatrical release…the powers that be have someone to sue.…By definition a nondisclosure agreement is;…A contract by which one or more parties agree not to…
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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