Legal Texts Relevant to Industrial Designs

Switzerland

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
March 18, 2016Federal Act of March 18, 2016, on Certification Services in the Domain of Electronic Signatures and Other Applications of Digital Certificates (status as of January 1, 2017)
December 16, 1994Act of December 16, 1994, amending Federal Act of March 30, 1900 on Industrial Designs and Models

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
June 21, 2013Federal Act of June 21, 2013, on the Protection of the Swiss Coat of Arms and Other Public Signs (status as of January 1, 2017)
June 17, 2005Act of June 17, 2005, on the Federal Tribunal (status as of June 1, 2017)
March 25, 1954Federal Law of March 25, 1954, on the Protection of the Emblem and Name of the Red Cross (status as of January 1, 2017)
April 11, 1889Federal Act of April 11, 1889, on Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy (DEBA) (status as of March 28, 2017)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
December 2, 2016Ordinance of IPI of June 14, 2016, on Fees (status as of January 1, 2017)
November 23, 2005Ordinance of the FDHA of November 23, 2005, on Cosmetics (status as of November 1, 2010)
March 8, 2002Ordinance of March 8, 2002, on the Protection of Designs (status as of January 1, 2017)
November 13, 2001Regulation of April 28, 1997, on the Fees Charged by the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property (Amendment of November 13, 2001)
August 11, 1999Regulation of April 28, 1997, on the Fees Charged by the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property (Amendment of August 11, 1999)