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Okt 11, 2018 (Newsletter Issue 17/18)
Sweden
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Act on Protection of Trade Secrets in Force


On July 1, 2018, the new Swedish Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets entered into force. It is based on the Directive EU 2016/943 and follows the principles in the previous law, with some adjustments and adaptions. The government underlines that an overall purpose with the new law is the importance of securing competitiveness and improve the conditions for innovation and knowledge transfer.

The new law strengthens the protection of trade secrets, while at the same time placing higher demands for active actions by companies to inform employees with access to sensitive information regarding what information is considered trade secrets.

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Source: www.magnussonlaw.com