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Navigating the pitfalls of trade secret protection under Swiss Law

14 February 2020

Navigating the pitfalls of trade secret protection under Swiss Law
Geneva (Credit: Credit: ITU Pictures)

Saverio Lembo and Joel Fischer from Bär & Karrer explore trade secret protection in civil, criminal and extrajudicial proceedings in Switzerland. They discuss the dilemma that a company wishing to go to court may face: suing its opponent with the highest chances of success or protecting its secrets at all costs.