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concerning its non-circumvention clause. I've hired...
I need a Delaware lawyer to look carefully over a contract concerning its non-circumvention clause.
I've hired a European web design company (“Company A”) to perform web design services for my US translation agency (single-member LLC, Company B) through Upwork. I would now like to start a US web design company (single-member LLC, Company C) with the purpose of offering web design services. Company C will be an LLC independent from Companies A and B and contract preferably with Company A. I need to know if this would be considered circumvention based on a thorough review of that specific contract.
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Business Lawyer: socrateaser, Attorney replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Not sure. Do you know how a DE court would rule in such a case?
Business Lawyer: socrateaser, Attorney replied 1 year ago

A non-circumvention clause is interpreted according to ordinary contract law principles. See, e.g., Cura Fin. Svcs. v. Electronic Payment, No. 18278 (Del. Ch. Oct. 22, 2001).

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi, I'm potentially interested. How much would it be to review the contract?
Business Lawyer: socrateaser, Attorney replied 1 year ago

As previously mentioned, "I cannot review a contract, nor can I negotiate price or terms of professional services at justanswer.com. I will have to send you a premium services offer so that we can take the matter offline. Please let me know if you're interested."

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