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Shining a light on the Trade Secrets Directive

Shining a light on the Trade Secrets Directive
Published on: 05 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Shining a light on the Trade Secrets Directive
  • Original news
  • By way of background, what has the Council of the European Union done with the Commission proposal?
  • What are the main points to come out of the adoption of the proposal?
  • What is the effect of the employee provisions as distinct from the UK current position?
  • What effect will the whistleblowing provision have?
  • Are there any other important points in the agreed text?
  • What are the next steps and are there any ways in which lawyers should be preparing, whether for contentious situations, or in drafting agreements?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: In light of the publication of a provisional agreement on how to approach trade secrets within the EU, Mark Ridgway, partner at Allen & Overy, brings us up to speed on the latest developments around the Trade Secrets Directive. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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