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Swiss Criminal Code of December 21, 1937 (status as of July 16, 2012)

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Switzerland

Year of current version:2012
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1942
Date of Text (Enacted):December 21, 1937
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:For provisions relating to intellectual property, see:
-Book 1, Title 3, Article 70 on the confiscation of assets obtained as the result of an infringement.
-Book 2, Title 2, Article 161 on the exploiting knowledge of confidential information; Article 162 and Title 3, Article 273 relating to industrial and business secrets infringement.
Available Texts: 
French

Code pénal suisse du 21 décembre 1937 (état le 16 juillet 2012) Code pénal suisse du 21 décembre 1937 (état le 16 juillet 2012), Complete document (pdf) [542 KB]

German

Schweizerisches Strafgesetzbuch vom 21. Dezember 1937 (Stand am 16. Juli 2012) Schweizerisches Strafgesetzbuch vom 21. Dezember 1937 (Stand am 16. Juli 2012), Complete document (pdf) [550 KB]

Italian

Codice penale svizzero del 21 dicembre 1937 (stato 16 luglio 2012) Codice penale svizzero del 21 dicembre 1937 (stato 16 luglio 2012), Complete document (pdf) [594 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH238

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