Hershel > Anyone have a downloadable (free) generic nondisclosure > agreement appropriate to protect (or attempt to protect) the > intellectual ownership of software written by a third-party > contractor? > > To be clear, I am looking for a form that says that the code > that our new contractor, Johnny-boy, writes will be owned by > US and not by him. >From what you say, you will require a Work For Hire agreement to satisfy the conditions in your second paragraph. Chris Marsh Web Developer http://www.globet.com/ Tel: +44 20 8246 4804 Ext 828 Fax: +44 20 8246 4808 Any opinions expressed in this email are those of the individual and not necessarily the Company. This message is intended for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is confidential and privileged and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete it from your system.