Confidentiality Agreement Details

SELECT PATENTS acknowledges and agrees to the following agreement. Inventor, attorney, business owner/employee hereafter referred to as “INVENTOR” also acknowledges and agrees to the following agreement.

1. SELECT PATENTS understands that INVENTOR will immediately send PROPRIETARY MATERIALS to SELECT PATENTS upon INVENTOR’S receipt, from SELECT PATENTS, of a signed copy of this Agreement or INVENTOR has already sent PROPRIETARY MATERIALS.

2. These PROPRIETARY MATERIALS contain valuable proprietary information of INVENTOR. This proprietary information constitutes a trade secret of INVENTOR and loss or outside disclosure of these materials or the information contained within these materials will harm inventor economically.

3. These PROPRIETARY MATERIALS and the information they contain shall be used by SELECT PATENTS solely to review or evaluate a proposal or information from, supply a quotation to INVENTOR for patent search services.

4. SELECT PATENTS acknowledges that these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS are furnished to SELECT PATENTS under the following conditions:
• SELECT PATENTS shall not make any copies of these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS except upon written permission of INVENTOR and SELECT PATENTS and shall return all PROPRIETARY MATERIALS (including any copies made) to INVENTOR at any time upon request by INVENTOR.
• SELECT PATENTS and all persons within SELECT PATENTS’S organization shall exercise a high degree of care to safeguard these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS and the information they contain from access or disclosure to all unauthorized persons.
• SELECT PATENTS shall not make any copies of these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS except upon written permission of INVENTOR and SELECT PATENTS and shall return all PROPRIETARY MATERIALS (including any copies made) to INVENTOR at any time upon request by INVENTOR.

5. These terms shall not apply to any information which SELECT PATENTS can document becomes part of the general public knowledge without fault of SELECT PATENTS or comes into SELECT PATENTS’S possession in good faith without restriction.