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Thank you for your prompt reply and your enlightening information. I particularly appreciate the part where you talk about me becoming an "independent servicer of the product". As a matter of fact, company X allowed me to keep the laptop that I used to develop product A1 for the purpose of supporting product A1 as a Consultant and as an Instructor/Trainer to in-house personnel. However, that agreement only produced one 8hr-consultation (for which I never collected any payments). Also, the laptop that we agreed for me to keep, was loaded with the source code of product A1 and all of the necessary tools to perform service and support of product A1.
I very much prefer to service product A1 under company X's sanction. I signed a document that stated that I would not divulge IP information from company X to competing companies for a period of two years, but I did not sign anything that implied that I should not provide technical services for customers of product A1.
In a situation where a customer of company X contacts me to perform a service for product A1 that company X could not or would not perform for said customer, and I perform said service and get paid by said customer; could company X sue me or take any form of legal action against me for servicing product A1? Thank you again for your help.
Thanks Paul. I gave you a well deserved expert rating for you help. If you can think of any other reasons of why I should not pursue servicing the IP product that I designed and developed, please let me know. Again, thank you.
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