Switzerland

Federal Act of March 20, 2009, on Patent Attorneys (Patent Attorney Act, PatAA) (status as of January 1, 2013)

Year of Version:2013
Date of Text (Enacted):March 20, 2009
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states that:
'[The Act on Patent Attorneys (Patent Attorney Act, PatAA provides for] protection of professional titles, professional confidentiality, Patent Attorney Register, criminal provisions.'
Available Texts: 
English

Federal Act of March 20, 2009, on Patent Attorneys (Patent Attorney Act, PatAA) (status as of January 1, 2013) Federal Act of March 20, 2009, on Patent Attorneys (Patent Attorney Act, PatAA) (status as of January 1, 2013), Complete document (pdf) [119 KB] Federal Act of March 20, 2009, on Patent Attorneys (Patent Attorney Act, PatAA) (status as of January 1, 2013), Complete document (htm) [14 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi fédérale du 20 mars 2009 sur les conseils en brevets (état le 1er janvier 2013) Loi fédérale du 20 mars 2009 sur les conseils en brevets (état le 1er janvier 2013), Complete document (pdf) [110 KB] Loi fédérale du 20 mars 2009 sur les conseils en brevets (état le 1er janvier 2013), Complete document (htm) [14 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

German

Bundesgesetz vom 20. März 2009 über die Patentanwältinnen und Patentanwälte (Patentanwaltsgesetz, PAG) (Stand am 1. Januar 2013) Bundesgesetz vom 20. März 2009 über die Patentanwältinnen und Patentanwälte (Patentanwaltsgesetz, PAG) (Stand am 1. Januar 2013), Complete document (pdf) [108 KB] Bundesgesetz vom 20. März 2009 über die Patentanwältinnen und Patentanwälte (Patentanwaltsgesetz, PAG) (Stand am 1. Januar 2013), Complete document (htm) [14 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Italian

Legge federale del 20 marzo 2009 sui consulenti in brevetti (Legge sui consulenti in brevetti, LCB)(Stato 1° gennaio 2013) Legge federale del 20 marzo 2009 sui consulenti in brevetti (Legge sui consulenti in brevetti, LCB)(Stato 1° gennaio 2013), Complete document (pdf) [104 KB] Legge federale del 20 marzo 2009 sui consulenti in brevetti (Legge sui consulenti in brevetti, LCB)(Stato 1° gennaio 2013), Complete document (htm) [14 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH294

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