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Group: COMPANIES, BUSINESS
Issue: LAW ON PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRET
Published in the Službeni glasnik RS, No. 53/21 of 28 May 2021
Section: II ACQUISITION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF A TRADE SECRET

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  • Legal Acquisition, Use and Disclosure of a Trade Secret
     Article 3

    Acquisition of a trade secret shall be considered legal if the trade secret has been acquired in one of the following ways:

    1) by virtue of independent discovery or creation;

    2) by virtue of observing, studying, disassembling or testing a product or item which has been made available to the public or which is legally in possession of information acquirer (reverse engineering) that is not bound by a legally valid obligation to restrict the acquisition of a trade secret or that is not bound by a legally valid obligation to prohibit the performance of reverse engineering;

    3) by virtue of exercising the right of employees or employee representatives to information and consultation in accordance with special regulations;

    4) by another action that is in the circumstances of a particular case in accordance with good business practice;

    The acquisition, use or disclosure of a trade secret shall be considered legal to the extent required or permitted by virtue of special regulations.