9 August 2019PatentsMarco Conti

Italy jurisdiction report: Trade secrets meet reverse engineering

Article 3.1(b) of the directive states that the acquisition of a trade secret shall be considered lawful when the trade secret is obtained by reverse engineering a product that is lawfully in the possession of the acquirer, unless the reverse engineering is restricted through a contract.

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