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What Legal Form Should I Use To Keep Others from Taking My Business Idea?

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Joe EscalanteHi Joe,

If you have a business idea and discuss it with people who have the resources to make it happen, what legal form/contract should be used to keep them from taking that idea for themselves? Where can the form/contract be found online?

- Kacy Dinh

 

Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante

That’s a nondisclosure agreement or NDA. I’ve created those as an attorney a few times, and they can be found in several places online, but LegalZoom seems to have an NDA form that is designed to protect business plans, so I would check that out if I were you.

https://www.legalzoom.com/legalforms/business-plan-nondisclosure-agreement

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April 24th, 2014 at 8:52 am

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