Letter to New Employer Advising of Former Employee's Confidentiality Obligations

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									Letter to New Employer
Advising of Former
Employee's Confidentiality
Obligations
This letter advises a new employer of an employee's confidentiality obligations to his or
her former employer. The letter is sent by the former employer and notifies the new
employer that the employee signed a confidentiality agreement regarding trade secrets
and proprietary information that is still in effect. It requests that the employee not be put
in a position to break the agreement and provides the former employer's contact
information. This document is useful to companies that deal with trade secrets and
confidential information.
                                    [COMPANY NAME]
                                        [ADDRESS]
                                    [CITY, STATE, ZIP]


[DATE]

[NEW EMPLOYER’S NAME]
[ADDRESS]
[CITY, STATE, ZIP]



       Subject:       [NAME]’s Non-Disclosure Agreement with [COMPANY NAME]



To Whom It May Concern:

We were recently notified that our former employee, [EMPLOYEE NAME], has begun working
for [NEW COMPANY NAME]. As a prerequisite for employment with [COMPANY NAME],
[EMPLOYEE NAME] signed a confidentiality agreement (the “Agreement”) regarding trade
secrets and proprietary information that [HE/SHE] had access to during [HIS/HER] time with us.

Although [EMPLOYEE NAME] is no longer with our company, the Agreement still applies to
all confidential information, including [AGREEMENT DETAILS], which cannot be disclosed
without our permission. Included in this letter is an acknowledgement signed by [EMPLOYEE
NAME] confirming [HIS/HER] obligations.

We would ask that [EMPLOYEE NAME] is not put in a position to break this Agreement, and
expect that [HE/SHE] will be in full compliance.

If you would like any further information regarding the Non-Disclosure Agreement, I can be
contacted at the above address.

Sincerely,


[NAME]
[TITLE]
[PHONE NUMBER]
[EMAIL ADDRESS]




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