If you are securing your patent "as we speak" I am sure that your patent attorney has also advice you or provided a NDA to use. I would suggest you get that done before speaking with strangers(Specially over the net). It might be safer to seek "local" people to work with. Its rather hard fighting for IP rights with a foreign person who's country does not have the same IP guidelines of laws in place. (Ex. U.S.A. vs N. Korea ; UK vs China ) So, Please be careful.