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Ordinance to the Federal Patent Act of Switzerland

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Year of current version:1996
Date of last amendment:October 25, 1995
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1978
Date of Text (Issued):October 19, 1977
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The notification by Liechtenstein to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Ordinance contains provisions relating to the examination of patent applications, registration, priority rights, supplementary certificates of medicaments, etc.'
Articles 89 and 90 provides for the protection of secrecy in files and the register.'

Date of entry into force:
1. This order comes into force on January 1, 1978, with the exception of Titles seventh, eighth and ninth.
2. The title seventh enters into force on June 1, 1978.
3. The eighth and ninth Titles are effective at the same time as the Title VI of the law (international patent).
Available Texts: 
French

Ordonnance relative aux brevets d'invention de la Suisse Ordonnance relative aux brevets d'invention de la Suisse, Complete document (pdf) [305 KB] Ordonnance relative aux brevets d'invention de la Suisse, Complete document (htm) [217 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:LI014

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