Afraid to reveal your invention? You should be!
Patent confidentiality is something we take seriously and therefore we are always willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement with you. We are dedicated to protecting all our client’s information, so that your information is always safe with us. We are also a member of The Association of Intellectual Property Law Firms in Sweden, (SEPAF) and are committed to the associations ethical roles as well as insurance to cover our clients in the best possible way. Also, you are always able to send us your own agreement that we will be happy to sign.
Review our standard NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) below
Your Information is safe with us
This agreement (herein “Agreement”) is between Patentest Inc. and/or Patentest UK Ltd. and/or Patentest Sweden AB and/or NewTone Patent Search Ltd. as the receiving party (herein “the Company”)
the Disclosing party (herein “the Customer”)
2. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF DISCLOSURE
The Customer is about to file patent search requests with the Company. The requests includes valuable confidential and proprietary information.
3. DESCRIPTION OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Confidential Information is all confidential information identified in written or oral format by the Customer to the Company.
The provisions in this Agreement shall not apply to any information (i) which is in the public domain at the time of disclosure to the Company or which thereafter enters the public domain through no action or inaction by the Company or its employees; or (ii) which the Company can establish and document was in the possession of or known by the Company prior to its receipt from the Disclosing party; (iii) which is rightfully disclosed to the Company from a source other than the Disclosing Party without any obligation of confidentiality; (iv) which the Receiving party can establish was independently developed by the Receiving Party; or (v)is approved for release by written authorization of the Customer.
4. AGREEMENT TO MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIALITY
The Company agrees to hold any confidential information disclosed to it in confidence, to cause its employees, agents, or other third parties to hold such confidential information in confidence, and to use the same standard of care used to protect its own proprietary and confidential information in protecting the confidential information. The Company shall not disclose confidential information to others or use it for purposes other than performing the services which the Customer requested.
5. EFFECTIVE DATE AND LENGTH OF OBLIGATION
This Agreement is effective as of ______________. The Company obligation of confidentiality and non-use of confidential information hereunder shall last for ten (10) years.
6. GOVERNING LAW
For Customers from UK This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of UK.
For Customers from USA this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of USA.
For Customers from Israel This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Israel.
For Customers from countries other than UK, USA and Israel this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden.
The Customer hereby submits and consent to the jurisdiction courts of the above countries for purposes of any legal action arising out of this agreement.
This Agreement supersedes all previous agreements between the Customer and the Company regarding the confidential information and cannot be canceled, assigned, or modified without the prior written consent of both the Customer and the Company.
8. DAMAGES AND LIABILITY
The Company will do everything possible to keep confidential information safe and prevent any misuse, disclosure, or publication of this information. The Company is not liable for any damages caused to the customer in the event of delinquent confidentiality breach and disclosure of the confidential information by third party.
Please also review our terms of service.
Do you want to know more about our non-disclosure agreement? Please feel free to contact us anytime.