Chamber Seeks Sanctions For Trade Secret Theft In TPP

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has unveiled a proposal aimed at creating tough rules for the theft of trade secrets within the context of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, including the installation of criminal sanctions, which many TPP countries currently lack.

The Chamber on Monday began circulating its proposal among TPP negotiators, who are continuing the 19th round of talks this week in Brunei. The business group said it would ideally like to see sweeping legal changes in certain TPP countries but that the multilateral talks provide an...
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