LEGAL UPDATE: PROTECTION OF UNDISCLOSED KNOW-HOW AND TRADE SECRETS

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Posted on : 03 Apr 2019

 

Law 4605/2019 which was published at the Greek Official Gazette on 01/04/2019, incorporated into the Greek legislation the provisions of the EU Directive 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure.

The new provisions on the protection of undisclosed know-how and trade secrets have been included to law 1733/1987 “Technology transfer, inventions and technological innovation” and more particularly on the section of the law covering technology transfer and provide for appropriate measures, procedures and legal remedies against the unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure of trade secrets.

The new provisions apply to know- how and undisclosed business information (trade secrets) producing legal effects within the territory of Greece.

 

 

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