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Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets
(Gesetz zum Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen – GeschGehG)

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Stand: Gesetz zum Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen vom 18. April 2019 (BGBl. I, S. 466)
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Version information: Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets of 18 April 2019 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 466)
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Division 1
General provisions
Section 1Scope
Section 2Definitions
Section 3Permissible acts
Section 4Prohibited actions
Section 5Exceptions
Division 2
Claims in case of legal infringements
Section 6Elimination and injunctive relief
Section 7Destruction; delivery up; recall; removal and withdrawal from the market
Section 8Information on infringing goods; damages for infringement of the duty to provide information
Section 9Exclusion of claims in case of disproportionality
Section 10Liability of the infringer
Section 11Pecuniary compensation
Section 12Liability of business owners
Section 13Claim to surrender after limitation occurs
Section 14Prohibition of abuse
Division 3
Proceedings in trade secret disputes
Section 15Substantive and local jurisdiction; authorisation to issue statutory instruments
Section 16Confidentiality
Section 17Administrative measures
Section 18Confidentiality after the termination of the proceedings
Section 19Other judicial limitations
Section 20Proceedings in the case of measures under sections 16 to 19
Section 21Announcement of the judgment
Section 22Reduction of the value in dispute
Division 4
Criminal law provisions
Section 23Breach of trade secrets