How to draft confidentiality and non disclosure agreements

Learn how to draft one of the most essential agreements - the confidentiality agreement
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 38 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2014 English

Course Description

A confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement is crucial for every entrepreneur or inventor with an innovative product or any person who needs to protect confidential information. Confidentiality agreements perform functions such as protecting sensitive technical or commercial information from disclosure to others. Secondly, the use of confidentiality agreements can prevent the forfeiture of valuable patent rights. Thirdly, confidentiality agreements define exactly what information can and cannot be disclosed.

This course which contains video lectures and sample draft of confidentiality agreement teaches you how to draft and negotiate a confidentiality agreement and what are the essential clauses in a confidentiality agreement.

Learn how to draft and negotiate confidentiality agreement in a very short time period potentially saving you a lot of time on lawyers fee. The draft agreement together with the lectures will give you a broad idea on drafting your own confidentiality or non disclosure agreement

What are the requirements?

  • A basic understanding of how contracts operate would be useful, though not essential

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to learn about the essential terms to be included in a confidentiality agreement
  • With the lectures and sample draft you will be able to draft your own confidentiality agreement
  • Understand what cannot be included in a confidentiality agreement
  • Negotiate a confidentiality agreement effectively

Who is the target audience?

  • Many contracts can be drafted on your own and confidentiality agreement is something that everyone should learn how to draft
  • This course will benefit anyone who needs to protect their ideas or inventions. It is especially useful for entrepreneurs, inventors, employers, lawyers, investors and startups

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Section 1: Drafting and Reviewing Confidentiality and Non Disclosure Agreements - Lecture
Introduction to Confidentiality/Non Disclosure Contracts
Exceptions to Confidentiality
Important clauses of a non disclosure agreement
What are confidential information?
Exceptions and limitations to NDA
Time limits in Confidentiality Agreements
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Remedies and Damages for Breach of Confidentiality
Template of confidentiality agreement
7 pages
Checklist for drafting confidentiality agreements
3 pages

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Instructor Biography

Vishnu Prasad, FRSA is the CEO and Managing Partner of Law Pundits LLP and Law Pundits Limited, London. Prior to starting law pundits, he has been a corporate lawyer for over seven years having worked in the fields of Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Contracts and commercial law related matter. He began his career in leading law firms in Bangalore and Delhi before moving to London, where he practiced in commercial lawyer at Morgan Walker Solicitors and later at Tavistock law.

Vishnu was a visiting lecturer in International Business Law at European Business School (Regents University), UK and at Webster University. Vishnu has completed his masters in International Business law from London School of Economics and Political Science and under graduate degree in law from Kerala Law Academy. He also holds a diploma in trade law from Academy of International Trade Law, Macau and certificate in Private International law from The Hague Academy of International Law, Netherlands.

Vishnu is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is also a member of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. With law pundits, he has trained professionals and professors from various institute including, Allianz Cornhill, Syntel Technologies, Neyveli Lignite Corporation amongst others. He regularly undertakes training assignments around the world on various law related topics.

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