Switzerland

Federal Act of August 28, 1992, on the Protection of Trademarks and Indications of Source (status as of January 1, 2017)

Year of Version:2017
Date of Entry into Force:April 1, 1993
Date of Text (Enacted):August 28, 1992
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states that:
'Definitions, existence of trademark rights, guarantee marks and collective marks, national and international registration of marks, acquisition and scope of rights, opposition procedure, trademarks register, civil and criminal proceedings, administrative appeal procedure, Customs
measures, etc.
Definitions, protection and Customs measures.
Proceedings and penalties under civil and criminal law. Provisional measures. Customs measures.'
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English

Federal Act of August 28, 1992, on the Protection of Trademarks and Indications of Source (status as of January 1, 2017) Federal Act of August 28, 1992, on the Protection of Trademarks and Indications of Source (status as of January 1, 2017), Complete document (pdf) [185 KB] Federal Act of August 28, 1992, on the Protection of Trademarks and Indications of Source (status as of January 1, 2017), Complete document (htm) [74 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi fédérale du 28 août 1992 sur la protection des marques et des indications de provenance (état le 1er janvier 2017) Loi fédérale du 28 août 1992 sur la protection des marques et des indications de provenance (état le 1er janvier 2017), Complete document (pdf) [171 KB] Loi fédérale du 28 août 1992 sur la protection des marques et des indications de provenance (état le 1er janvier 2017), Complete document (htm) [80 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

German

Bundesgesetz über den Schutz von Marken und Herkunftsangaben vom 28. August 1992 (stand am 1. Januar 2017) Bundesgesetz über den Schutz von Marken und Herkunftsangaben vom 28. August 1992 (stand am 1. Januar 2017), Complete document (pdf) [183 KB] Bundesgesetz über den Schutz von Marken und Herkunftsangaben vom 28. August 1992 (stand am 1. Januar 2017), Complete document (htm) [75 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Italian

Legge federale sulla protezione dei marchi e delle indicazioni di provenienza del 28 agosto 1992 (stato 1° gennaio 2017) Legge federale sulla protezione dei marchi e delle indicazioni di provenienza del 28 agosto 1992 (stato 1° gennaio 2017), Complete document (pdf) [166 KB] Legge federale sulla protezione dei marchi e delle indicazioni di provenienza del 28 agosto 1992 (stato 1° gennaio 2017), Complete document (htm) [77 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:CH347

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