The formally promulgated Provisions on Trade Secret Civil Cases is the first comprehensive and systematic judicial interpretation that is specialized for trade secrets, which will be helpful for unifying the criteria of law application for the Chinese courts in trying civil cases of trade secret infringement. The two judicial interpretations added many provisions that are favorable for right owners of trade secrets, especially for the monetary threshold for concluding the crime of trade secret infringement is lowered from RMB 0.5 million to RMB 0.3 million, which will increase the chance for right owners in successfully enforcing trade secret and will definitely strengthen the strikes against trade secret infringement and crimes in China.
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