Trade Secrets Trends

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Kristof Roox

Kristof Roox Kristof Roox is a partner in the firm's Brussels office and serves as head of the Brussels office. He specializes in intellectual property (IP) litigation in a variety of technological and commercial fields, with a particular focus on complex patent litigation in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. He has been involved in a number of cases concerning parallel litigation in several jurisdictions and European cross-border issues. He further advises on many aspects of intellectual property portfolio management, including licensing, protection of trade and domain names, trade secrets, combating counterfeiting and piracy, broadcasting and cable retransmission, technology transfer and strategic IP planning. He has also extensive experience in a wide variety of media law issues.

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EU Lays Foundation For Harmonized Trade Secret Protection Across Member States

Posted in EU Regulation
On November 28, 2013, the European Commission (EC) proposed a directive “on the protection of undisclosed know-how and confidential business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure.” If adopted, the directive will establish a common definition of “trade secrets” and set of remedies in all 28 European Union (EU) Member States. The proposed directive… Continue Reading