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Non Disclosure Agreement in Brief

January 8, 2017


Signing of a Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is a common business practice, or a prerequisite, before any contract negotiation. So, what is NDA all about? The agreement, in this context, aims to restrict the signing parties to reveal any of the confidential information to the third parties. If the signing party breach this contractual obligation […]

Intellectual Property Law In Brief

July 25, 2015


It is essential for sale contract to have intellectual property rights (IPRs) provision, to protect the ownership of IPRs. However, if the counterpart is not a legal savvy, he or she may find the IPRs provision is rigid and disagree to the provision. Thus, as a legal counsel, I may need to give a crash […]

Software Copyright

April 23, 2015


The creator of computer software may entitle dual intellectual property rights (IPRs) protection – copyright and patent. Of course, it must meet the subsistence requirements of each IPR. However, I will only discuss the copyright of computer software at this juncture. Copyright of computer software In general, the computer software will gain copyright protection if: […]

Database Right

April 22, 2015


The world is moving towards the era of big data. But before we reach there, the current information economy has placed considerable value in databases, especially customer contacts, shopping, travelling and spending behavior, traffic data, customer credit rating, stock exchange price movement and transactions and etc. Thus, does the creator (or the collector) have any […]