Copyrights, trademarks, and patents do not protect ideas unless they are physically manifested or developed in some way. But many times, you need to share your idea with others to get it to the stage of development. How can you protect your idea in those situations? - with a non-disclosure agreement.
A non-disclosure agreement (also called an NDA or a confidentiality agreement) is a contract between you and a third party in which the third party promises not to disclose your idea to anyone else. An NDA cannot be too overreaching, but it also must be tight to keep the idea safe. Here's a template for you to use or start with!
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