Does anyone have a boiler-plate of a non-competition agreement
they would be willing to share?
Here’s a non- compete agreement I’ve used. I am NOT a lawyer. My
lawyer liked this, but! Have your lawyer check it out to see if it
is appropriate for your use, in your state, etc…
When I worked at the Franklin Mint, I had people come in with 4 page
Letters of Non disclosure. Our legal department was not willing to
drop what they were doing to go over it. It’s important to cover all
the important stuff, and keep it short.
Both parties should sign and date it before showing the product,
NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT
(your name or company name) - (your product name)
The companies, partners and contacts agree that any product design,
theme, concept marketing strategies, or any other information
obtained by them from (your name or company name) regarding (your
product name) shall be considered as the private and privileged
property of (your name or company name). Such regarding
(your product name) shall not be copied or divulged to any firm,
institution or individual, or used in any manner, competitive or
otherwise except with the written authorization of (your name).
Furthermore all designs and models regarding the above
product shall be returned promptly to (your name or company name) if
no written agreements are made. The parties acknowledge (your name or
company name) rights for injunctive relief by any court to enjoin or
restrain the unauthorized disclosure or use of such
This…day of…, 200…
by (your name) … (signature) … of (your
and (name of person you are showing it to) … (their
representing: … (name of company they work for)
Again. Get your lawyer to review this before using it. I am not a
lawyer, I do not, can not know if this is appropriate for you.
Have a great day!
-Kate Wolf, in Portland Maine, hosting wicked good workshops by the