Featuring: Shubham Singh
A ‘Legal Issues Seminar – General IP’ (LIS-GIP) was conducted by Shubham Singh, Trainee Associate, on “Can Trade Secrets Be Protected By Confidentiality Clubs?”. The seminar explored the concept of trade secrets and their essentials as well as of confidentiality clubs. The seminar further delved into the relevant rules under the Delhi High Court (Original Side) Rules 2018 and the Delhi High Court Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules 2021 in conjunction with the divergent views taken by courts to determine whether trade secrets can be accorded due protection by confidentiality clubs. The session concluded with an interesting discussion on the role of independent experts as opposed to in-house counsels and the measures that may be undertaken by the Courts to ensure the safe disclosure and dissemination of trade secrets.
The presentation can be accessed here.
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