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Ruud van der Velden

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Netherlands: Getting the most out of the new trade secret protection act

The new Trade Secret Protection Act came into force recently in the Netherlands. The Act is an implementation of the EU Trade Secrets Directive, which seeks to improve and harmonise the standards of protection of trade secrets throughout the EU. The newly introduced confidentiality provisions, in combination with the availability of effective evidence collection opportunities

Hogan Lovells’ Standard Essential Patent Update – February 2019

Hogan Lovells’ Standard Essential Patent (SEP) Update reports on recent news and case decisions from jurisdictions including China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. The February 2019 update can be accessed in the following languages: • English language available here • Japanese language available here  The February 2019 update covers

Protecting trade secrets in the EU and US – LimeGreen Live webinar recording

On 9 October we held the fifth in our LimeGreen Live webinar series. This instalment explored how the US and EU member states are handling trade secret protection: what the differences are, where you might face challenges and how best to proceed in securing adequate protection and enforcing your rights throughout the US and the

Protecting trade secrets in the EU and US – LimeGreen Live Webinar

Join us on 09 October for the fifth in our LimeGreen Live webinar series. In this webinar we will look at how the US and EU member states are handling trade secret protection: what the differences are, where you might face challenges and how best to proceed in securing adequate protection and enforcing your rights throughout the US

Dutch MEB ordered to ‘carve out’ unlawful patent infringement incitement

On 15 January 2016, the Provisions Judge in The Hague rendered a decision which confirms that the Dutch Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) should take second medical use patents into account in its policies. The Judge decided that, in this case, the policy of the MEB to publish on its website the full Summary of Product

The same situation… Dutch Provisions Judge accepts cross-border competence in patent infringement case against Chinese defendants

In a decision of 21 November 2014, the Provisions Judge of the District Court of The Hague accepted cross-border competence in preliminary patent infringement proceedings against a Dutch entity and Chinese (co-)defendants. The facts of the case were as follows. The French entity Rhodia took the position that the Dutch entity Buteressence and the Chinese