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Draft regulations concerning trade secrets

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The government is seeking views on draft regulations relating to trade secrets.

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Consultation description

The Trade Secrets Directive seeks to address the uneven protection of trade secrets across the EU. It provides minimum standards for measures, procedures and remedies that holders of trade secrets can rely on in cases of unlawful acquisition, use, or disclosure.

The government has launched a technical consultation on draft regulations to transpose the Directive into UK law. The government is seeking stakeholders’ views on the approach taken in the regulations.


Published 19 February 2018