Chris McIvor

Blog Bite: Is obtaining a confidentiality agreement enough to protect your ideas?

June 11, 2018

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses a case wherein a product designer’s confidentiality agreement with a manufacturer was deemed to be unenforceable when they sued the manufacturer for releasing an almost identical product.

It serves as a reminder to prioritize clarity and specificity when forming confidentiality agreements, and stresses the need to reasonably enforce confidentiality rather than merely relying on the existence of an agreement.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality Agreement

Written by Chris.