We are helping a client who wishes to develop some software to assist in his business and sell to others in the industry to recoup the $180,000 he has been quoted.
We have been pointing out the pitfalls of the contract that he has been asked to sign, including him not only giving away all rights to the program outside Australia, but obliging him to wear the cost of registration costs around the world.
We provided to him a confidentiality deed and non-circumvention deed, which would prevent the developer from developing a competing product or using the software anywhere without our client’s permission.
The client is concerned that the developer is baulking at signing the deed and has asked us for the names of some developers.
I provided 3 Perth-based developers for whom I have worked at various times over the years.
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