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Trade Secrets

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Our litigation team has very substantial experience in handling high profile cases concerning misappropriation of trade secrets and know-how, acting before both civil and criminal courts.

When acting for the plaintiff, we regularly obtain urgent measures to ensure immediate relief against the improper disclosure or use of sensitive data.

Recent notable cases:

Representing the world leader in the market for bone cements in a major multijurisdictional trade secret litigation


Assisting the market leader for new energy generation technology in the negotiation of confidentiality agreements with employees with a view to protecting the know-how of the business


Assisting a company operating in the manufacture and sale of medical device instruments in the negotiation of confidentiality agreements within commercial cooperation agreements


Advising the multinational leader in the manufacture and sale of lingerie and hosiery in the negotiation of confidentiality agreements within commercial co-operation agreements


Assisting a world leader manufacturer of security solutions in the negotiations of a confidentiality clauses in the framework of R&D partnerships


Representing one of the leading Italian banks in proceedings regarding the alleged misappropriation of competitor’s trade secrets through allegedly unfair hires of employees

Trade Secrets - Trevisan & Cuonzo