SWITZERLAND

COUNTRY : SWISS CONFEDERATION

CAPITAL : BERNE

LANGUAGE : GERMAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, ROMANSH

 

MEMBER : HAGUE AGREEMENT, BERNE CONVENTION, WIPO, PCT, PARIS CONVENTION, WTO-TRIPS, LOCARNO AGREEMENT.

 Patents & Designs in Switzerland are managed by Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property.

Protection to Design is provided at a two tier level in Switzerland:

  1. NATIONAL REGISTRATION
    Direct Filing with National Patent & Trademark office
  2. INTERNATIONAL DESIGN PROTECTION UNDER HAGUE SYSTEM
    Kindly refer Treaties for International Design Registration under Hague System.

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