Lunch seminar: Tips & tricks: how to protect your know-how and trade secrets

Tuesday 3rd December, 2019
12.00 pm
Lydian - Tour & Taxis
Havenlaan 86C - b113
1000 Brussels

Trade secrets and know-how represent an essential commodity for many businesses. It is therefore in the interest of every business to safeguard its precious trade secrets and know-how adequately.   

The protection of trade secrets and know-how requires careful planning and demands awareness of possible issues.

After the success of our last seminar on contract negotiation, Lydian, in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel Europe (ACC Europe), invites you to attend a new seminar focusing on the protection of trade secrets and know-how on Tuesday 3 December 2019 from 12.00 (presentation will start at 12.30) to 14.30, which will take place at Lydian’s offices at Tour & Taxis (1000 Brussels, Avenue du Port 86c).

This seminar will be conducted by Stefanie Cool, Legal Counsel at Chevron Phillips Chemicals International N.V., Annick Mottet Haugaard, Partner at Lydian, specialized in Commercial, IP & Litigation, Jo Willems, Counsel at Lydian, specialized in Commercial & Litigation and Jurgen De Vreese, Counsel at Lydian, specialized in Employment, Pensions & Benefits.

During this seminar, the speakers will (i) set out the impact of the Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) and its implementation in Belgium by the recent law of 30 July 2018 in particular on your internal organisation; (ii) indicate which contractual clauses should be included in employment and commercial agreements; and (iii) demonstrate in a practical way what you should do if (and how you can prove that) someone abuses your trade secrets and how you can prevent this from happening. The seminar shall be held in English.

Lunch will be provided as from 12.00.

If you have not already signed up, please register your attendance as soon as possible.