- Publication date
- 12 July 2013
- Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
This study, published in July 2013, incorporates a survey covering 537 companies, including 323 small and medium-sized companies (less than 250 employees) undertaken at the end of 2012.
It also provides a detailed review of the legal frameworks governing trade secrets in the then 27 Member States, the United States of America, Japan and Switzerland.