Governing Law and Jurisdiction
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Written by Lauren Hallden
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Governing Law and Jurisdiction are variables that appears in the NDA Cover Page, where your agreement's key details are.

How to fill these out

Governing Law

What laws should this agreement be interpreted under?

Default: Delaware


If there is a legal dispute about this contract and one party files a lawsuit against the other, where should the lawsuit be filed?

Default: Delaware

Tip: Most contracts have the same location for both Governing Law and Jurisdiction, but it’s not required. Other common choices are New York and California.

Note: Non-US Governing Law and Jurisdictions are not currently supported. This article gives context on why and working with a local attorney to vet the agreements.

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