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I have an idea of an exercise concept that I would like to pitch to a company like BeachBody, but do not want them to steal my idea or concept.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Ohio

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No. I just want to know the best way to protect this idea.

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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney. I would be happy to provide assistance. Please keep in mind that our conversation does not include an attorney-client relationship and this is for general information purposes only.

Answer: The best way to protect an idea/concept when pitching it to another party is by having that party sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). An NDA will prevent the other party from disclosing the information you provide to anyone else and will prevent them from using it for themselves. An NDA is the standard document used by companies large and small to protect them during discussions. You can create a free NDA by clicking here.

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