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  • Mutual NDA?

    How many of you have ran across clients who were paranoid about their business marketing? I have a potential client who is needing a good deal of work both on the graphics side, as well as the marketing side.

    He is asking for a non-disclosure agreement, so that anything we create for him can't be used for another client in any way.

    I don't have a problem with something like this if we are dealing with a very unique process that is collectively developed, or something that can be definitively labled as "his", but how would you draw that line?

    I know he wants to keep his marketing plan and processes safe, and I understand. However, I don't want him to be able to tell me I can't use what I learn with future clients.

    I am getting that creepy feeling that usually means run. However, there is a good bit of money he is willing to pony up for us to create and develop marketing processes for him.

    We have historically been mainly a graphics shop, but with time, I am getting more clients like this that are willing to pay much more for the marketing alone.
    Travis Patterson
    J Marketing

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    Well, you should be specific in the contract what "anything we create for him can't be used for another client in any way" means.

    Any "original artwork".
    It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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    • #3
      Buda,

      I agree. I am hoping he will be reasonable and not come back later and claim weird stuff as his. If it is all spelled out in the contract, we should be OK. It still feels weird. Maybe this is why the marketing guys get paid the big bucks.

      I think I will give him all present and future rights to all page curls and lens flares.

      Trav
      Travis Patterson
      J Marketing

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      • #4
        Star bursts?
        It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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        • #5
          Yes, they can have all rights to all future starbursts. As well as all stock Illustrator gradients.
          Travis Patterson
          J Marketing

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