COUNTRY : SWISS CONFEDERATION
CAPITAL : BERN
LANGUAGE : GERMAN
The IP office of Switzerland is known as The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property.
Protection to Patents in Switzerland:
- THROUGH NATIONAL REGISTRATION.
Direct Filing with the National Patent & Trademark office
- THROUGH EUROPEAN PATENT CONVENTION.
Kindly refer our guide on European Patent Convention procedures
Please refer our Treaties section on Protection of Patents through European Patent Convention.
Therefore, to obtain Registration of Patents in Switzerland there are two options from which the applicant can choose.
INTERNATIONAL TREATIES TO WHICH SWITZERLAND IS SIGNATORY
PATENT LEGISLATION IN SWITZERLAND
BASICS REGARDING PATENTABILITY OF INVENTIONS IN SWITZERLAND
INVENTIONS NOT PATENTABLE IN SWITZERLAND
FILING REQUIREMENTS OF PATENTS IN SWITZERLAND
EXAMINATION OF THE PATENT APPLICATION IN SWITZERLAND
RIGHTS OF THE PATENTEE IN SWITZERLAND
COMPULSORY LICENCES OF PATENTS IN SWITZERLAND
PATENTS Cost of Registration in SWITZERLAND