Should trade secrets be protected by private and/or criminal law? A comparison between Finnish and German laws

By Ackermann-Blome N, Rindell J.


The European Union recently enacted a Trade Secrets Directive in order to harmonize trade secrets protection throughout the internal market. With particular regard to private remedies, this raises the question whether the Member States that have relied primarily on criminal law so far will merely have to add on private …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice