Employee Confidentiality and Proprietary Rights Agreement

An agreement between an employer and an employee concerning confidentiality and appropriate handling of the employer's commercially valuable information, compliance with relevant security rules and policies, and protection of the employer's intellectual property assets. Agreements of this type have various titles, which may use the term "non-disclosure" in place of "confidentiality," or "intellectual property" in place of "proprietary rights." This Standard Document is drafted in favor of the employer. It is based on federal law. For information on state law requirements, see the State Q&A Tools under Related Content. This Standard Document has integrated notes with important explanations and drafting tips.

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