Introduction to confidentiality. Diana Galpin Research and Innovation Services (R&IS). What do we mean by Information?. Information (Any) e.g. Reports Data Designs Plans Processes Commercial Financial. When is it confidential?. Confidential / Secret Not in the public domain
Research and Innovation Services (R&IS)
Confidential / Secret
Failure to maintain confidentiality has consequences:
Confidentiality obligations will usually be in an Agreement – e.g.
By operation of the Law
As a general rule if you want to discuss unpatented inventions, know-how, intellectual property or other commercially sensitive/secret information with another person who is not an employee of the University get a CDA in place FIRST
Agreements the University enters into:
Agreements you sign but for a project you are doingat the University:
Before discussing Research or Consultancy work
Before discussing Spin out/Licensing/Investment
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