John Van Geffen

John Van Geffen


John Van Geffen has been practicing since 2006 and specializes in business law and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance with a focus on transportation, corporate governance, and start-up business development, asset protection, emergency response plans, and multi-district civil litigation.

Expertise: Business law

Location: San Francisco, CA

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Why NDA's are essential for Due Diligence

NDAs can be as different as snowflakes because the needs and goals of each party will change over time and the way the IP will be transferred, licensed, and utilized changes depending on your intended business endeavor. But, at least initially, it does not matter if you are presenting a business idea, trying to sell your company, reviewing third-party vendors or considering R&D partnerships, the discussions surrounding an NDA should always begin with the same series of questions.