Tag Archive: Trade Secrets

EU Parliament votes for Trade Secrets Directive

On 14 April 2016, the EU Parliament voted by 503-131 to adopt the “Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure” (“Directive”). The Directive aims to facilitate the cross-border transfer of know-how and to foster competition …

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Handle with care – the Commission’s agenda on trade secrets protection

The Commission’s proposal for a “DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure” (the “Directive”) is meant to bring the protection of trade secrets to a new level. An article looking at key elements of the …

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