If you ask yourself what defines your business, one of the answers will surely be: a considerable part of your business’ value is derived from the formula and strategies you apply, your customers, calculations etc. – so your trade secrets. Lawmakers share this view and, to provide optimum protection for these, have enacted the Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets (GeschGehG). The aim of the Act is to achieve a uniform minimum level of protection for trade secrets within the European Union and in turn provide greater legal certainty.
A trade secret is an information
Leverage the comprehensive protection possibilities offered by the new Act by addressing the following points at your business. By doing so you will ensure that you can assert the extensive claims made possible under the Act in the event of a breach.
Our data protection experts have already advised numerous organisations and boast extensive interdisciplinary know-how (in the fields of law, IT and organisation) on developing data protection management systems. One thing is important to us above all though: a sense of proportion. Get in touch if you have any questions. We’ll be happy to answer them and support you during implementation.