In consideration of the disclosure of Confidential Information as defined herein by the undersigned inventor(s) to Jacob Enterprises, Inc., Jacob Enterprises, Inc. hereby agrees to hold and maintain the Confidential Information in strictest confidence, to not disclose the Confidential Information to any third party and to use the Confidential Information only for purposes of analyzing and evaluating opportunities to sell or distribute products based on the Confidential Information. "Confidential Information" shall include all technical or business information relating to the products and/or inventions identified within and provided to Jacob Enterprises, Inc. "Confidential Information" shall not include any information that is: (a) publicly known at the time of disclosure or subsequently becomes publicly known through no fault of Jacob Enterprises, Inc.; (b) already known to Jacob Enterprises, Inc. at the time it was disclosed or independently developed by Jacob Enterprises, Inc. without the benefit of the Confidential Information; or (c) learned by Jacob Enterprises, Inc. through legitimate means from a third party who has the right to disclose it without restriction.
The confidential disclosure statement above is designed to protect your idea and to provide InventionHome's guarantee of confidentiality. We value the confidentiality of your invention.
Jacob Enterprises' core business is to provide assistance to inventors in securing 3rd party licensing agreements for new product ideas / inventions. We also offer secondary services to assist with patent searching conducted through an independent, professional patent search firm and provide advisory services to assist in filing a Provisional Patent Application, which includes grammar, spelling, and overall presentation. We are not a law firm and cannot offer legal services or opinions relating to the sufficiency or technical aspects of a provisional patent application for any purpose including patentability or market potential. We do offer patent attorney / agent referrals when appropriate.
I understand that Jacob Enterprises, Inc. (JEI) will not evaluate my invention for market potential or patentability and cannot guarantee or offer opinions on my product's market success potential. Further, I understand that the patent process may be used to protect my rights as an inventor and that JEI has not provided me with legal advice. I am confidentially disclosing my invention to JEI only for their assistance in marketing my invention to potential licensees and that further action may be required in the United States Patent & Trademark Office by me to secure utility and/or design patent protection.