The confidentiality Agreement (this "Agreement") is made effective as of the date setout in Schedule "A" BETWEEN TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC the signee of this form (Thereafter referred to as "Consultant".)

(Confidential Information is information and data of any kind concerning any matters affecting or relating to TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC , the business or operations of TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC , and/or the products, drawings, plans, processes, or other data of TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC not generally known or available outside of the company.)
Accordingly, to protect the Confidential Information that will be disclosed during employment, the Consultant agrees as follows:

  1. Consultant will hold the Confidential Information received from TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC in strict confidence and will exercise a reasonable degree of care to prevent disclosure to others
  2. Consultant will not disclose or divulge either directly or indirectly the Confidential Information to others unless first authorized to do so in writing by TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC management.
  3. Consultant will not reproduce the Confidential Information nor use this information commercially or for any purpose other than the performance of his/her duties for TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC
  4. Consultant will, upon request or upon termination of his/her relationship with TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC , deliver to TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC any drawings, notes, documents, equipment, and materials received from TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC or originating from employment with TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC
  5. TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC will have the sole right to determine the treatment of all inventions, writings, ideas and discoveries received from Employee during the period of employment with TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC , including the right to keep the same as a trade secret, to use and disclose the same without prior patent applications, to file copyright registrations in its own name, or to follow any other procedure as TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC may deem appropriate.
  6. TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC reserves the right to take disciplinary action, up to and including termination, for violations of this agreement in addition to pursuing civil or criminal penalties.
  7. This agreement will be interpreted under and governed by the laws of the state of Maryland, USA.
  8. All provisions of this agreement will be applicable only to the extent that they do not violate any applicable law and are intended to be limited to the extent necessary so that they will not render this agreement invalid, illegal or unenforceable.
    If any provision of this agreement or any application thereof will be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of other provisions of this agreement or of any other application of such provision will in no way be affected thereby.
  1. For a period of two (2) years following consultation, for whatever reason, of consultation with TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC, consultant will not directly or indirectly use or disclose any Confidential Information, unless such information ceases to be deemed Confidential Information by means of one of the exclusions set forth TRENDCRAFTERS, LLC.

Consultant represents and warrants that he or she is not under any pre-existing obligations inconsistent with the provisions of this agreement.