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P8_TA(2016)0131 Protection of trade secrets against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure ***I European Parliament legislative resolution of 14 April 2016 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure (COM(2013)0813 — C7-0431/2013 — 2013/0402(COD)) P8_TC1-COD(2013)0402 Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 April 2016 with a view to the adoption of Directive (EU) 2016/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure

OJ C 58, 15.2.2018, p. 256–256 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

15.2.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 58/256


P8_TA(2016)0131

Protection of trade secrets against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure ***I

European Parliament legislative resolution of 14 April 2016 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure (COM(2013)0813 — C7-0431/2013 — 2013/0402(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

(2018/C 058/43)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2013)0813),

having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C7-0431/2013),

having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 25 March 2014 (1),

having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 18 December 2015 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and the opinions of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (A8-0199/2015),

1.

Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out;

2.

Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend its proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.

Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.


(1)  OJ C 226, 16.7.2014, p. 48.


P8_TC1-COD(2013)0402

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 April 2016 with a view to the adoption of Directive (EU) 2016/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive (EU) 2016/943.)


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