LES Scandinavia

Trade secrets and Commercialization thereof – Implications of the (new) Trade Secrets Directive

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20.01.2020 09.00


Dronning Mauds gate 11, Oslo

Trade secrets and undisclosed know-how is becoming increasingly important for all businesses, also an alternative to traditional IP protection and assets. With the introduction of the EU trade secrets directive, EU is seeking to harmonize protection of such information and consequently also the commercialization thereof. What are the implications of the directive on national level in the Scandinavian countries? Are we about to enter the golden age of licensing and sales of trade secrets and undisclosed know-how? 

Price: The seminar is free of charge for LES Scandinavia members.
Not a LES member? Register to the seminar, and LES will contact you so you can register as a LES member. The price is EUR 150 (membership for 2020).

09:00-09:30 Coffee and breakfast

09:30-10:10 Introduction – the (proposed) Norwegian law on trade secrets
                     Vincent Tsang (Senior Legal Advisor Legislation Department,
                     The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security)

10:10-10:20 Coffee break

10:20-11:00 Panel debate – will the trade secrets directive and (proposed) national
                    legislation have implications for commercialization of trade secrets and                      undisclosed know-how?

                    Hanne Heltne (Lawyer, Schibsted)
                    Harald Irgens-Jensen (Associate Professor, University of Oslo)
                    Hanna Beyer Olaussen (Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein)
                    Vincent Tsang (Senior Legal Advisor Legislation Department,
                    The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security)
                    Olli Pekonen (Director IPR, Beneq Ltd Finland)

                    Moderator: Julius Berg Kaasin (Lawyer, Stokke)

Nora Sandvik Bratheim, nbr@wr.no