The Federal Court of Justice held that under the specific circumstances of the case it was likely that a service manual regarding flow meter technology had been available to third parties. The Court considered as decisive the agreement between the party supplying the manual and the recipient. According to the Court it is relevant whether the parties agreed upon confidentiality either expressly or implicitly or whether it was to be expected under the circumstances that the recipient would keep the information confidential.

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