I have an idea for new Skype service.
What steps should be taken to ensure that I get the credit for it ? How can I protect this idea?
How do I avoid a situation in which, after proposing the idea, they reply by saying that they "had this idea for years," and now they have decided to implement this idea.
Thank you in advance.
1 Answer from Attorneys
Ideas alone are not protectable unless the person/organization you are disclosing the idea to signs a NDA (non disclosure agreement).
In addition, if you are disclosing the idea to individuals whose native language is not English you may need to provide a translated version of the NDA.
I would be happy to chat with you further. Feel free to contact my office at your earliest convenience.
Roman R. Fichman, Esq.
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