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Changes to UK law for the Trade Secrets Directive

The UK Government has published draft regulations to implement minimum standards of protection for trade secrets in all UK jurisdictions Trade secrets are an essential if often-overlooked aspect of intellectual property.  A wide range of commercially valuable information, from the recipe for Coca Cola to search engine algorithms to the…

Secret Vote

The draft Trade Secrets Directive is to go to a vote in the European Parliament this week.  Despite recent amendments, it still faces opposition. When the Trade Secrets Directive was first proposed, there were concerns about the balance it struck between the protection of confidentiality for businesses and the concerns…