Legal Texts Relevant to Industrial Designs

Switzerland

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
June 17, 2005Law of June 17, 2005 on the Federal Tribunal (status as of April 1, 2012)
December 19, 2003Federal Act of December 19, 2003, on Certification Services in the Domain of Electronic Signatures (Act on Electronic Signature, SCSE)
December 15, 1961Federal Law of December 15, 1961 on the Protection of the Names and Emblems of the United Nations and Other Intergovernmental Organizations (status as of August 1, 2008)
March 25, 1954Federal Law of March 25, 1954 on the Protection of the Emblem and Name of the Red Cross (status as of August 1, 2008)
April 11, 1889Federal Act of April 11, 1889, on Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy (DEBA) (status as of July 1, 2016)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
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 September 1, 2014)
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)
April 28, 1997Regulation of April 28, 1997, on the Fees Charged by the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property (status as of July 1, 2016)
December 16, 1994Act of December 16, 1994 amending Federal Act of March 30, 1900 on Industrial Designs and Models