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Spanish Trade Secrets Act Published

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A more robust legal framework for protecting innovation

Today, the Spanish Act 1/2019, of 20th February, on Trade Secrets, has been published, and will enter into force on 13 March 2019, culminating the transposition process of EU Directive (EU) 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 Trade Secrets Act provides a robust legal framework for the protection and enforcement of trade secrets, including a clear set of legal remedies and specific measures to keep protection of trade secrets at court proceedings.

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