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Confidentiality Deed

A Confidentiality Deed is a binding legal document which holds those with access to confidential information accountable. Confidentiality Deeds can be used to bind company employees to confidentiality, as well as external parties (like contractors) who you need to grant access to your internal information.

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Employment Agreement

An Employment Agreement denotes the legal relationship between employers and their employees. A well-written Agreement details the scope of the relationship and the requirements and expectations of the role, as well as remuneration. It also should comply with the Fair Work Act and any associated awards and/or state-based employment legislation.

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Independent Contractor Agreement

Independent Contractor Agreements govern the relationship between outside individuals/companies engaged by the business, and the business itself. It can protect you from future disputes regarding employment status and performance and allows you to hold contractors accountable. The Agreement may also denote intellectual property ownership and rights for the work undertaken.

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Internship Agreement

An Internship Agreement allows you to engage interns (paid or unpaid) to work within the business for a defined period. Having a properly drafted Internship Agreement provides security against disputes. It will also denote the intern’s role and future opportunities within the business.

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IP Assignment Agreement

IP Assignment Agreements allow for IP to be assigned or transferred from one party to another. The Agreement is between the person/company assigning the IP – the ‘assignor’ – and the person/company receiving the IP – the ‘assignee’ – to transfer rights and responsibilities regarding the IP.

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IP License Agreement

IP License Agreements occur between a person or company who owns the IP – the ‘Licensor’ – and the person/company they give permission to  – the ‘Licensee’ – to use that IP in exchange for a fee. This Agreement can include registered or unregistered IP and restrains the use, sale, exploitation or otherwise of the IP.

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Non-Disclosure Deed

A Non-Disclosure Deed (NDD) is a way to share confidential information with another person or company and ensure that the information is kept confidential. It is a binding agreement which ensures that the information you disclose is only used for the agreed upon purpose.

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Sub-Contractor Agreement

Where independent contractors seek to hire independent contractors themselves – rather than employees – to carry out tasks, Sub-Contractor Agreements are required. It can protect you from future disputes regarding employment status and performance and allows you to hold your sub-contractor accountable, according to the obligations and responsibilities denoted within.

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