Legal protection of undisclosed information

Abstract

Nowadays, undoubtedly information plays a vital role in the modern legal studies its modernity as new phenomenon in the modern societies and its unsurpassed importance in the economies of the developed countries. The research deals with the undisclosed information which is a modern category of information and rarely studied by the legal UAE and Iraqi literatures. The researcher has dealt this subject according to new research plan ,consisted of innovative ideas that suitable from the legal point of view for this kind of information. Moreover the researcher proposed new solutions for trade secrets compatible with the Iraqi modern Patent Law No 81 , 2004. The research plan is divided into three parts: the first dealt with the concept of trade secrets, the legal conditions of these trade secrets and the kinds of trade secrets. Whereas the second dealt with the legal protection of trade secrets and the legal basis of this protection.