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Act Against Unfair Competition (as amended up to Law of March 3, 2010), Germany

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Year of Version 2010 Dates Adopted: July 3, 2004 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Industrial Designs, Geographical Indications, Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws Notes For provisions regarding the disclosure of trade secrets, see Sections 17 - 19.

Verrat von Betriebs- und Geschäftsgeheimnissen: Siehe §§ 17 - 19.


Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) German Gesetz gegen den Unlauteren Wettbewerb (Veröffentlichung vom. 31 März 2010) PDF HTML English Act Against Unfair Competition (as amended up to Law of March 3, 2010) PDF HTML
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