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Own-it Confidentiality Factsheet

Published 01.11.05 at 09:30

Confidentiality and the law of confidence is concerned with secrets of all kinds. Good business practice involves being aware of information you've produced that should be treated as confidential (for example, your new design or prototype) and taking the right steps to protect it. This factsheet outlines need-to-know information and answers common questions about confidentiality and IP.

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Please note that this article discusses the legal position in the UK at the time of publication. It provides general information only but is not to be regarded as legal advice. You must take advice from a specialist lawyer in relation to your specific circumstances. Further, you should seek additional legal advice when dealing with parties based in other parts of the world or works originating from other parts of the world as the legal position may vary.

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