How to Protect Business Ideas?

In the age of instant communication, it’s not easy to protect business ideas. Depending on what kind of information is accessible to others, there are several options available to protect business ideas from being stolen or copied by third parties. If you want to ensure that your business partners or employees do not misappropriate or share important business ideas or information with others, your best bet may be to create an employment agreement/independent contractor agreement and/or a non-disclosure or non-compete agreement that includes certain confidentiality obligations and restrictive covenants in them.

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Do You Need To Use An NDA?

One of the most widely circulated documents in commerce today is the non-disclosure agreement (NDA). As former in-house counselors, our attorneys reviewed dozens of NDAs every week. As we work with more startups and small businesses, we notice extremely divergent views regarding the use of NDAs. Some companies love the idea of using an NDA, some find no use for it, while others are against it, entirely.

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Worst Legal Mistakes made by Startups near NYC

When you decide to launch your startup near NYC, your attention is focused on creating the perfect product, hiring the best employees, and finding office space in just the right location. Legal issues are the last thing on your mind, but without proper attention, these can lead to costly litigation later. These are some of the worst legal mistakes startups make in New York and how you can avoid them.

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