A non-competition clause or an obligation not to compete is generally a one-use agreement in which one party (the beneficiary) undertakes not to oppose the other (the disclosing party): like previous case-law, the General Court also considered that the information in question would only be classified as a commercial secret if the applicant had taken the appropriate measures, in order to guarantee their confidentiality. which, according to the Court, should not contain excessively onerous measures, but simple measures, such as. B advice to employees on the importance of trade secrets and the limitation of access to it through the use of a need-to-know basis. Since the duration of the agreement was only two years, the defendant was free to implement the above-mentioned practices after the expiry of that period. Thus, the Tribunal found that the applicant did not have a high probability of success of his claim to embezzlement. . . .