– Trade Secrets Act of April 25, 2018, in force since June 9, 2018.

Membership in International Conventions

– Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, Stockholm Act.
– WTO's TRIPS Agreement, since January 1, 1995.


Definition: a trade secret is information which meets all the following requirements: (1) it is secret in the sense that it is not, as a body or in the precise configuration and assembly of its components, generally known among or readily accessible to persons within the circles that normally deal with the kind of information in question; (2) it has commercial value because it is secret; and (3) it has been subject to reasonable steps under the circumstances, by the person lawfully in control of the information, to keep it secret.

Assignment - licensing: possible.

Remedies for misappropriation: injunctions and corrective measures, damages, fines or imprisonment.