When your business hires a new employee, the last thing you as a business owner want is for your new employee to learn your company’s trade secrets and other confidential information and then leave to work for your competitor. Without a nondisclosure agreement (NDA), your new employee can be an attractive target for the recruiting efforts of your competitors who are eager to learn confidential information about your business. Generic NDAs are almost always of little use to business owners – even if these agreements are found to be enforceable by a court (and expensively too), an NDA not tailored to your business cannot provide the maximum benefit of these agreements.
What to Include in Your Non-Disclosure Agreement
Before placing a NDA in front of your new employee and expecting that it will protect your business, be sure your NDA includes the following terms and conditions:
When to Contact a California Business Law Firm
JGPC Law assists business owners in drafting and executing enforceable NDAs that protect your business’s assets and intellectual property in Fremont, Walnut Creek Hayward, Tracy, Livermore, San Ramon, Manteca, San Leandro, Oakland, and Pleasanton area. Our experienced legal team will consult with you to learn your business’s needs and then craft a customized NDA specifically tailored to meet those needs. Contact JGPC Law today at (925) 463-9600, or contact our firm online for prompt legal assistance and counsel.
Originally posted at http://www.jgpc.com/2017/02/what-is-required-in-a-california-non-disclosure-agreement/
Kevin Dean, President of WSI Net Advantage...
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