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Amendment of the Austrian Act against Unfair Competition (UWG) - The Directive on the Protection of Know-How enters into Force in early 2019
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Austria, European Union
  • December 4 2018

Directive (EU) 2016943 "on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use


UWG Novelle 2019 - Die Richtlinie zum Schutz von Know-How tritt in Kraft
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Austria, European Union
  • December 4 2018

Die am 8.6.2016 verabschiedete Richtlinie (EU) 2016943 "über den Schutz vertraulichen Know-hows und vertraulicher Geschäftsinformationen


Enhancement of protection of trade secret in Austria
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Austria
  • July 11 2018

The Directive shall be implemented within the framework of the Austrian Unfair Competition Act (Gesetz gegen den unlauteren Wettbewerb - "UWG")


IPIT newsticker: trade secret directive - what to look out for to protect my business?
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Poland, Romania, Austria, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Czech Republic
  • July 11 2018

The value of trade secret is continuously increasing; however, the ability to enforce trade secret infringements seems to be rather insufficient. In


International IPIT newsticker - June 2017
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Poland, Romania, Austria, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Czech Republic
  • June 8 2017

In principle the operator of an online discussion forum cannot be held liable for unlawful content of users provided that the incriminating content is


EU directive on protection of trade secrets: how does it affect Austrian civil procedural law?
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Austria, European Union
  • December 19 2016

On 5 July 2016, the Directive (EU) 2016943 of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against


Protecting your Know-How: the EU Directive on Trade Secrets of 8 June 2016
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Austria, European Union
  • October 27 2016

Businesses rely on protecting their intellectual property, know-how and trade secrets so that they can bring their innovations to market in fair


Fighting the Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Austria
  • March 16 2016

Information, knowledge, inventiveness and creativity are the raw materials of the economy in the coming years. Enterprises, irrespective of their


Safeguarding secrets when employees leave
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Austria, United Kingdom, Germany
  • February 11 2014

Life sciences companies innovate rapidly and many of their employees, who drive the research and development on which these businesses are built, are