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Webinar Series: Trade Secrets are Not Intellectual Property – At Least Not in the European Union

February 11, 2020 • Webinar

Starts: 11:00 AM (EST)
Ends: 12:00 PM (EST)

Trade secrets are not intellectual property – at least not in the European Union (EU) under the EU Trade Secrets Directive. How are trade secrets defined in the EU vs the US? How do the US and EU judicial bodies differ in their view of trade secrets, and how does that protect, or leave vulnerable, your company’s most valuable information? How might cross-border (or transnational) companies protect their intellectual property assets and prepare for threats when subject to dual (EU/US) enforcement?

This webinar will guide you through the small differences in the language and theory behind the EU Trade Secrets Directive and the US Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), and the important consequences these have on your trade secrets protection and strategy.

Contact: Caitlin Schroeder (

Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Jan-Diederik Lindemans
Partner – Brussels
Phone: +