The paper discusses in detail the current situation of the Russian legislation aimed at protecting the right to know. The author introduces the basic tools that are used in legal procedures, reveals mechanisms, features and benefits of its performance, and also the existing risks of. The focus is on the production secrets (know-how) as a tool for information protection. The use of this mechanism allows to protect information without temporal limits. More over, the version implemented in the Russian Legislation allows to protect any kind of information.
The definition of the term “classified information”, which includes not only information about specific technical solutions, but also any other information that allows to use this construction in the field of psychology, is given.
The paper explains what is meant by this tool, its pros and cons, requirements in accordance with the law. Modes of its implementation such as commercial secret, third parties free access lockout, etc. are presented. It is shown how the consumption of information can take place outside of these modes. The author notes that the legal regulation is dynamic, and we are at a stage where the regulation of trade secrets may undergo dramatic changes. First of all, particular attention should be paid to the fact that a trade secret is only one of the possible ways to protect it, and the choice of protection measures is up to the holder of the information.
Kalyatin V.O. (2013). Secret mode of production in civil law. National Psychological Journal,1(9),77–82