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Restrictive covenants: Insufficient evidence to establish "trade secrets" requiring protection

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    FSS Travel and Leisure Systems Ltd v Johnson and another [1998] IRLR 382 CA (0 other reports)

In FSS Travel & Leisure Systems Ltd v (1) Johnson (2) The Chauntry Corporation Ltd [1998] IRLR 382 the Court of Appeal holds that an employer failed to adduce sufficient evidence to identify and establish that it possessed trade secrets which required protection by means of a restrictive covenant. The evidence pointed only to the skills, experience, know-how and general knowledge acquired by the employee in relation to the business, rather than a separate and specific recognisable body of objective knowledge.