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German model law incorporates controversial repair clause
Design protection for visible replacement parts is regulated differently in the EU. Some countries exclude these parts from design protection for repair purposes (the so-called repair clause), thus limiting the design protection rights of car manufacturers. Continue reading
Trade secrets as an IP asset: making confidentiality work for you
Traditionally, businesses have seen confidentiality of information as a risk to be mitigated. Who can I really trust with my secrets? And how can I stop them from cheating?