Confidentiality – Non-Disclosure agreement

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. Every order from us, no matter if it’s a FTO or a patentability search, will include a non-disclosure agreement. Also, you are always able to send us your own agreement that we will be happy to sign.

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Review our standard NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) below

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  1. PARTIES

This agreement (herein “Agreement”) is between

Patentest UK Ltd. and any of its related companies.

The receiving party (herein “the Company”)

and

Customer name from address XXXXX

The Disclosing party (herein “the Customer”)

  1. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF DISCLOSURE

The Customer is filing a patent search request with the Company. The request, reference number PT2019xxxxx, includes valuable confidential and proprietary information.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. EFFECTIVE DATE AND LENGTH OF OBLIGATION

This Agreement is effective as of Date xxxx. The Company obligation of confidentiality and non-use of confidential information hereunder shall last for ten (10) years.

  1. GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. The Customer hereby submits and consent to the jurisdiction courts of London for purposes of any legal action arising out of this agreement.

  1. AMENDMENTS

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.

  1. 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.