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View Full Version : Who owns the code?



rdy4trvl
08-23-2009, 11:10 PM
I'm about to hired a coder to develop a specific web application. To what extent can I (realistically and practically) prevent or ask the coder not to turn around and resell the code to someone else?

I will have the person sign a NDA (non-disclosure agreement) which should cover the concept....and selling the code would certainly be disclosure....correct?

oracleguy
08-24-2009, 12:27 AM
Depends on the terms of the NDA and the terms of your contact. If you don't want the code to be resold or reused, add a clause into your contract.

rdy4trvl
08-24-2009, 12:30 AM
Is it common to expect this? Or is it more common on larger projects, over a certain $ amount? Thanks



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