In Hong Kong, When is Public Data Actually Private Data?

In Hong Kong, When is Public Data Actually Private Data?

Something of a furore has been caused in Hong Kong by the decision of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”) to issue an enforcement notice to stop a company from supplying data on individuals obtained from publicly available litigation and bankruptcy records via a smartphone application, claiming that the company ”seriously invaded” the privacy of those individuals.

Did Seinfeld’s Elaine Benes Break Trade Secrets Law by Stealing the Soup Nazi’s Recipes? – Matthew Grosh

By | LXBN | September 12, 2013
LXBN TV

Wild mushroom, cold cucumber, corn and crab chowder, mulligatawny—they’re all trade secrets, says my guest on LXBN TV today. In a bit of a fun episode, we examine whether or not Seinfeld’s Elaine Benes violated trade secrets law when she stole—or at least found—the Soup Nazi’s secret recipes. That guest is attorney Matthew Grosh of Russell, Krafft & Gruber and the Lancaster Law Blog.