The transposition of the “trade secrets” directive in France allowed the introduction of new legal tools that apply to ex parte investigation measures and infringement seizures (“saisie-contrefaçon”). We propose here a panorama of the first decisions in this area. When it transposed the so-called “Trade Secrets” Directive (EU) 2016/943 of 8 June 2016, French Law…

On April 11, the National Assembly definitively adopted the PACTE bill[1]. In its section entitled “Protecting inventions and freeing up the experimentation of our companies”, the bill contains several patent provisions aimed, according to the text, at “promoting innovation and facilitating the growth of SMEs“. The main innovations in the field of industrial property, as…