The developments enormous witnessed by the world in various fields as a result of scientific and technological progress role in the evolution of the commercial activity is to keep pace with these developments depends on the information in all its forms and manifestations, have changed patterns of international trade influenced improvements in economic life, no longer dependent on the money only physical but widened to include money moral of the information developed, and this information is based investment to maintain them under wraps, which termed (trade secrets), since this type of information from the commercial value accruing to existing exploit whether natural or legal person benefit financial is providing time and effort and reduce the cost of development and production flow and increasing trade and doubling profits, which in turn reflected positively on the development movement in society.
But with the growing phenomenon of abuse of trade secrets through economic espionage, which evolved and liquid as a result of technological development, which cast a shadow over all walks of life, become trade secrets favorite target of the activities of others legitimate, was addressed inevitable and necessary to lead infringed upon often to shake confidence and credit transactions be replaced by commercial trade secrets Faather negatively on the growth of the national economy.
The realized developed countries it and how important highlights of the trade secrets in the progress of their economies, rushed to the organization and her protection necessary in line with what the world is
witnessing the evolution in the field of science and technology, and the accompanying international interest protected by international conventions including the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property for the year 1967, and the Convention on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) for the year 1994. The systems of patent law, industrial designs and undisclosed information, integrated circuits and plant varieties Iraqi No. (81) for the year (2004) amended the Patent Act and Industrial Designs No. (65) of 1970 rulings under undisclosed information.