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Trade Secrets Act (No. 2) B.E. 2558 (2015), Thailand


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Year of Version 2015 Dates Entry into force: February 6, 2015 Enacted: January 31, 2015 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets) Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body Notes The Trade Secrets Act (No. 2) B.E. 2558 (2015) was enacted to amend the Trade Secrets Act B.E. 2545 (2002) (“the amended Act”).
The Act contains 10 sections which include the following: (i) the title of the Act (Section 1); (ii) the date of entry into force (Section 2); (iii) the amendments to Sections 16 to 20 of the amended Act on the Trade Secrets Board’s composition, qualifications, terms of office, disqualifications, voting and quorum rules (Sections 3 to 8); and (iv) the amendments to Sections 34 and 35 of the amended Act on the reduction of penalties for disclosure and use of trade secrets by state officials.

The Act was published in the Royal Gazette on February 5, 2015, and entered into force on February 6, 2015, one day after the date of publication.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Thai พระราชบัญญัติความลับทางการค้า (ฉบับที่ 2) พ.ศ. 2558 PDF HTML
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Trade Secrets Act B.E. 2545 (2002) (as amended by Trade Secrets Act (No. 2) B.E. 2558 (2015)) (TH039)

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