Trade Secrets

Trade secrets play a key role in protecting secret processes, product ingredients, know how and other proprietary information that gives businesses a competitive edge over their competitors. We have advised clients extensively as to common law and contractual claims concerning the misuse of confidential information in a range of different spheres of technology.

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Example Cases

  • Advising on a claim for breach of confidence following unauthorised disclosure of confidential information submitted in a tender process
  • Acting for an agrochemical manufacturer in relation to an allegation of breach of confidence
  • Advising a multinational company in respect of the misuse of its confidential information relating to battery technology