Nondisclosure Agreements, or NDAs, come up all the time in IP law. NDAs have a few very important purposes and functions. Primarily they are used to protect patent and trade secret rights. We’ll discuss how and why we use NDAs today.
For people who do not have a lot of exposure to patent law or the patenting system but have an invention that they would like to patent. This is a stepwise approach on how to apply for a patent in the US.
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