Top 10 Recommendations for Protecting What Belongs to You

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Assume that any disclosure to a third party, including a customer, a vendor, a consultant, or a competitor, will not remain confidential. Discussing an idea in the presence of others, such as actual/prospective customers, vendors, or consultants, can result in a claim of co-ownership of your idea. A software or website development agreement that does not explicitly provide for your ownership of the software.