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Federal Law of December 18, 1987 on International Private Law (status as of January 1, 2011)

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Year of current version:2011
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1989
Date of Text (Enacted):December 18, 1987
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Chapter 8 of the law contains provisions relating to intellectual property.
Articles 109 to 111 refer to the jurisdiction of Swiss courts, applicable legislation and recognition of decisions made in foreign countries in the area of intellectual property.
Article 122 refers to the legislation applicable to contracts in the area of intellectual property.'
Available Texts: 
French

Loi fédérale du 18 décembre 1987 sur le droit international privé (état le 1er janvier 2011) Loi fédérale du 18 décembre 1987 sur le droit international privé (état le 1er janvier 2011), Complete document (pdf) [279 KB]

German

Bundesgesetz vom 18. Dezember 1987 über das Internationale Privatrecht (stand am 1. Januar 2011) Bundesgesetz vom 18. Dezember 1987 über das Internationale Privatrecht (stand am 1. Januar 2011), Complete document (pdf) [306 KB]

Italian

Legge federale del 18 dicembre 1987 sul diritto internazionale privato (stato 1° gennaio 2011) Legge federale del 18 dicembre 1987 sul diritto internazionale privato (stato 1° gennaio 2011), Complete document (pdf) [647 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH237

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