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Hogan Lovells
A new "IP Fast Action Protocol" has been approved by the Commercial Courts of Barcelona and the European Union Trademark Courts located in Alicante
France
Jones Day
PACTE, adopted on April 11, 2019, and promulgated on May 23, 2019, amends the statute of limitations applicable to industrial property rights litigation to the benefit of rights holders.
Germany
SKW Schwarz
At the end of April 2019, the new Trade Secret Protection Act implementing the corresponding European Directive (2016/943) came into force, which contains both civil claims and criminal ...
Gowling WLG
The Act relating to safeguarding trade secrets (GeschGehG) entered into force on 26 April 2019. Safeguarding trade secrets has fundamentally changed in Germany as a result.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
It is here. The German Trade and Business Secrets Law (Geschäftsgeheimnisgesetz; GeschGehG) came into effect on April 26, 2019. Companies wishing to ensure protection
R. K. Dewan & Co
Germany has recently seen the implementation of a new law with respect to trade secrets. A trade secret of an organization means the classified information that the organization has to protect from the public at large and especially from its competitors.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
At long last, Germany transposed the Trade Secrets Directive ("Directive") into national law. Almost a year after the implementation deadline,
Luxembourg
Dennemeyer Group
In our recent article on trade secrets, we indicated that virtually anything that adds value to a business could be regarded as a trade secret.
Dennemeyer Group
The term "trade secret" is invariably included in any definition of "Intellectual Property." However, while the majority of IP types are subject to strict rules
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
Since 2 July 2019, Luxembourg has had full-blown legislation on trade secrets. After a one-year delay, Luxembourg finally transposed Directive (EU) 2016/943
Malta
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Until 2016, at EU Level, there were no harmonized laws related to the protection of trade secrets.
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
It is apt also to assess the implications of trade secrets law in Malta, specifically the New Trade Secrets Act, on the employer-employee relationship.
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Before the enactment of the Malta New Trade Secrets Law, the most significant provisions which were usually used to protect trade secrets were set forth in:
Portugal
Inventa International
The new Portuguese Industrial Property Code was published on December 10th last year.
Russian Federation
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
One of the key pieces of legislation related to trade secrets in Russia is the Federal Law of July 29, 2004 on Commercial Secrecy.
Spain
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Official State Bulletin has published in its edition of February 21, the Law 1/2019 of February 20th, on Trade Secrets, which will enter into force by March 13th, 2019.
UK
Marks & Clerk
According to a recent report, healthcare start-ups using artificial intelligence (AI) raised $864 million in venture capital funding ...
Jones Day
Reacting promptly and effectively to a data breach is key to containing it and limiting its damage.
Gowling WLG
The front line intellectual property rights for AI and big data are patents, copyright, the sui generis database right and trade secrets.
Jones Day
Trade secrets relate to valuable know-how and business information, that is undisclosed and intended to remain confidential.
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