World Intellectual Property Organization

Switzerland (CH)

General Information


TreatyEntry into Force
Madrid Agreement (Marks)July 15, 1892
Madrid ProtocolMay 1, 1997


Declarations made by Contracting Parties

Extension of the refusal period to 18 months Article 5(2)(b) of the Protocol
Charge individual fee (see list of fees and WIPO fee calculator) Article 8(7)(a) of the Protocol
The Office accepts to collect and forward fees to the International Bureau Rule 34(2)(b)

National/Regional Legislation

Federal Law on the Protection of Trademarks and Indications of Source, August 28, 1992 (German, French and Italian).

Ordinance on the Protection of Trademarks, December 23, 1992 (German, French and Italian).

Last updated on: September 11, 2012

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