Claudia Zeri, senior associate in the practice group IP & Technology, recently co-authored an article on presenting, obtaining and protecting Confidential Information in Dutch IP Proceedings for EIPR. In the article, the improved possibilities to obtain information and protecting such, is explained.


‘The article discusses the possibilities for protecting confidential information on the one hand and access to information on the other hand in civil proceedings in the Netherlands. The authors, having regard for IP proceedings in particular, elaborate on recent developments in civil proceedings, including possibilities for courts to request parties to submit certain information, obtaining information from opposing parties in proceedings, litigation on trade secrets and confidentiality issues therein.