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SAMR Issues Work Plan for Protection of Trade Secrets

Mon, 11 Apr 2022
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 2 Mar. 2022, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) issued the “Work Plan for the Pilot Program for Innovation in the Protection of Trade Secrets” (hereinafter the “Work Plan”, 全国商业秘密保护创新试点工作方案).

SAMR stated that it would provide rules for trade secret protection, produce a set of guidelines for companies and help them develop expertise in trade secret protection.

SAMR also indicated that it would help Chinese companies protect their trade secrets overseas, establish a database of overseas cases of defending rights, and support Chinese companies in defending their rights overseas.



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