The current bill does not provide for :
The Decree passed on 11 December 2018 provides for:
Actions to prevent or end a trade secrets breach
However, if the claimant does not file an action on the merits within 20 days working days or 31 calendar days if the latter period is longer from the date of the order, then the effect of the provisional or protecting measures will expire.
Preservation of the trade secrets before the courts
The TSD is going to be implemented by a new Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets providing protection against unlawful acquisition, usage or disclosure of trade secrets (Gesetz zum Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen).
The law closely follows the Directive. The subjective term of the statute of limitations is five years from the date that the holder became aware of the infringement. The objective term is 20 years after the fact.
There are three additions to the protection awarded by the Directive: