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Law of March 24, 2000 on the Personnel of the Confederation (status as of January 1, 2012)

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Year of current version:2012
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2001
Date of Text (Enacted):March 24, 2000
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions), Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The relevant provisions of the Code of Obligations apply mutatis mutandis if this law and other federal laws do not provide otherwise (Article 6).
This law contains provisions relating to intellectual property. Article 22 refers to the professional secrecy, confidentiality and business secrecy. Article 32(c) sets out the measures for the promotion of inventions by state employees.

N.B.: Cantonal officials and employees are subject to similar Cantonal provisions. It was not thought necessary to cite the latter here.'
Available Texts: 
French

Loi du 24 mars 2000 sur le personnel de la Confédération (état le 1er janvier 2012) Loi du 24 mars 2000 sur le personnel de la Confédération (état le 1er janvier 2012), Complete document (pdf) [169 KB]

German

Bundespersonalgesetz vom 24. März 2000 (stand am 1. Januar 2012) Bundespersonalgesetz vom 24. März 2000 (stand am 1. Januar 2012), Complete document (pdf) [169 KB]

Italian

Legge de 24 marzo 2000 sul personale federale (stato 1° gennaio 2012) Legge de 24 marzo 2000 sul personale federale (stato 1° gennaio 2012), Complete document (pdf) [163 KB]

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Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:CH261

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