1. 사안의 개요

영업비밀보유자 - HouseCanary + 미국주택가치 감정평가 솔루션 소프트웨어

피고 주택담보대출 신용평가 회사 – Quick Loan Inc. In-House Realty, LLC.

피고회사의 솔루션 개발회사 소프트웨어 개발회사 Amrock

 

당사자 사이에 체결한 NDA 조항: NDA section II(2)(A)(vi) required Amrock, Quicken Loans and other affiliates: not to disassemble or decompile software, or otherwise attempt to reverse engineer the design and function of any of the Confidential Information, nor … develop, manufacture, produce, and/or distribute any software product or business derived from or which otherwise uses any of the Confidential Information.

 

위와 같은 NDA 체결 후 상대방의 소프트웨어 개발 담당회사 Amrock120-day evaluation period 부여 + HouseCanary 에서 자신의 가치평가 솔루션 관련 정보와 소프트웨어 제공 + 10개월 정도 진행 후 제공된 정보의 사용범위 제한 등을 포함한 다음과 같은 License 계약 체결 + 추가 개발작업 진행

 

당사자 사이에 체결한 License 계약 조항: Unless agreed to in writing, Licensee may not (a) use any Appraisal, analytics, metrics, reports or any Data for any purpose other than as expressly set forth herein, (b) deliver or display any Appraisal, analytics, metrics, reports or any Data to the general public via the Internet or other electronic or print media, including email or direct mail, or otherwise use any Appraisal or other analytics, metrics, reports or Data for advertising or promotional campaigns, (c) or resell, relicense, or redistribute any analytics, metrics, reports or Data in whole or in part or use any analytics, metrics, reports or Data, or any portion thereof, to create any database or derivative products. Licensee may not decompile, disassemble, scrape, decode, reverse translate, or reverse engineer any analytics, metrics or reports or any component or portion thereof.

 

그 후 Amrock에서 독자적인 소프트웨어 개발완성 및 론칭 + HouseCanary 솔루션과 유사한 성능 및 특징 + HouseCanary 솔루션을 대체할 수 있음 + 법적 분쟁으로 진행

 

2. 미국 캘리포니아주 San Antonio 법원 2018. 3. 14. 배심평결 : 영업비밀침해 + NDA License 계약위반 인정

• Amrock willfully misappropriated HouseCanary’s trade secrets including its valuation models, data dictionary, data compilations, similarity score and complexity score used for real estate valuation;

• Amrock willfully defrauded HouseCanary;

• Amrock breached its nondisclosure agreement with HouseCanary; and 

• Amrock breached its other agreements limited its use of HouseCanary’s data and technology.

 

3. 참고 - 조항 샘플  

Licensee will not reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive the source code, techniques, processes, algorithms, know-how or other information from the binary code portions of the MyClient Technology (collectively, "Reverse Engineering") or permit or induce the foregoing. If however, directly applicable law prohibits enforcement of the foregoing, Licensee may engage in Reverse Engineering solely for purposes of obtaining such information as is necessary to achieve interoperability of independently created software with the MyClient Technology, or as otherwise and to the limited extent permitted by directly applicable law, but only if: (a) Reverse Engineering is strictly necessary to obtain such information; and (b) Licensee has first requested such information from MyClient and MyClient failed to make such information available (for a fee or otherwise) under reasonable terms and conditions. Any information supplied to or obtained by Licensee under this section is confidential information of MyClient subject to the obligations of Section [confidentiality], may only be used by Licensee for the purpose described in this section, and will not be disclosed to any third party or used to create any software which is substantially similar to the expression of the MyClient Technology.

 

첨부: 미국소장

 

KASAN_[소프트웨어개발분쟁] 솔루션 보유회사와 컴퓨터프로그램 개발 중 발주자가 독자적 소프트웨어 개발 NDA

20180316complaint.pdf

 

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