Hi there, am a British person constructing an NDA for an American to sign - he says he can't sign it if under UK Jurisdiction due to his insurance... so if I make the jurisdiction State of Arizona will it still protect me, as a Brit? Sarah
Never used this before - a better question would be 'what jurisdiction clause must I use to protect my concept within an international NDA' - so far I have found this:
. This Non-Disclosure Agreement, in all respects, shall be governed by, construed, and interpreted according to the laws of the United States and the State of Arizona, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Arizona or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. Any claim or dispute arising out or relating to this Non-Disclosure Agreement, including but not limited to its legality, interpretation, or enforceability shall be heard and determined exclusively by the state and federal court that have jurisdiction over the place where Creator resides at the time of any such dispute. The Parties expressly submit and consist in advance to the jurisdiction of such courts in any action or suit commenced in such court, and each party hereby waives any objection that it may have based upon lack of personal jurisdiction, improper venue or forum non conveniens.
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