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Federal Law of June 25, 1954 on Patents for Inventions (status as of July 1, 2008)

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Year of current version:2008
Date of last amendment:June 22, 2007
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1956
Date of Text (Enacted):June 25, 1954
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This law provides for existence of patent rights, national and European patents, international patent application, acquisition and scope of these rights, patents register, civil and criminal proceedings, opposition procedure for preliminary examinations, administrative remedies, etc.'
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French

Loi fédérale du 25 juin 1954 sur les brevets d'invention (état le 1er juillet 2008) Loi fédérale du 25 juin 1954 sur les brevets d'invention (état le 1er juillet 2008), Complete document (pdf) [415 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH151

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