NonDisclosure Agreements, or NDAs for short, are among the first legal documents that most creatives end up dealing with. They are used when confidentiality is important. When is it a good idea for you to ask for an NDA? In this movie, author Seth Polansky explains when NDAs are used and when it is best to ask for one.
- Nondisclosure agreements are used…when confidentiality is important.…From a business perspective, it is never…in your best interest to breach an NDA,…that is to say break an NDA.…In my experience, folks who do this…rarely get another chance.…The law concerning the protection…of confidential information is closely…related to intellectual property law.…There are many uncertainties and gaps…in the protection that intellectual property law…affords to processes, techniques, ideas, information.…The use of NDAs to create nondisclosure obligations…is generally used to supplement intellectual property laws,…and thereby to clarify some of the uncertainties…and fill some of the gaps.…
There are many reasons a party would consider…confidentiality important, the most common…is that a party will have access to material, data,…information, raw footage, that is proprietary,…that if it is revealed, will destroy in whole…or in part the value of that information.…Take a movie for example.…Not only would the revelation of the film prior…
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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