Who is this contract template for?
This contract is for a writer or author who hire employees and want to ensure that they are protecting their business from that employee learning all the tools of the trade and then quickly leaving and setting up the same business “right next door.”
What are the important items it will cover? (This list is not exhaustive; it just hits some of the highlights)
- Language regarding rights to confidential information
- Language regarding rights to inventions
- Language regarding non-solicitation
- Section regarding any amendments or addendums to the contract
- Section regarding the law that governs the contract
When will I receive this document?
Once you have made payment, you should receive your contract template in your email. The email that you use during checkout is the email that it will be delivered to, so make sure that is the correct email.
Where will the contract template be delivered?
It will be delivered to the email you used to make the purchase. The link will be live for 30 days, so make sure you download the contract template before the 30 days lapses.
Why do I need this?
Every had someone work for you long enough to learn to do what you do, learn your “secret sauce” and then decide they wanted to go down the street and become your competition? This agreement protects you from that scenario—not forever. However, this agreement will discourage employees staying for a minute and then leaving with all your tools!
How will this document be delivered to me?
- You will receive a Word version of the document. That you may edit and fill in. Also, this version of Word allows you to save as a PDF if needed or desired.
- Within the document there will be highlighted sections. These sections will be fill-in-the-blank where you can customize your contract template to suit your specific needs.
Writers & Authors--- Non-Compete Agreement for Employees
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