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Ordinance of April 26, 1993 on Copyright and Neighbouring Rights (status as of July 1, 2008)

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Year of current version:2008
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 1993
Date of Text (Issued):April 26, 1993
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
La notification par la Suisse à l’OMC au titre de l’article 63.2 de l’Accord sur les ADPIC stipule :
'Federal Arbitration Committee for the management of copyright and neighbouring rights, Customs measures, supervision of copyright societies, etc.

Most recent amendments:

Article 18: adopted on 1 November 2006, entered into effect on 1 May 2007 (RO 2007 1469)

Adjustment pursuant to the amendment to the Customs Ordinance (RS 631.01): functions of the Customs Administration.

Preamble; Articles 2, 4 and 5; heading preceding Article 16a; Article 16a to 16d; heading preceding Article 16e; Article 16e to 16; and repeal of Articles 17a and 21a to 21f: adopted on 21 May 2008, entered into effect on 1 July 2008 (RO 2008 2427)

Adjustment required following the partial revision of the Law on Copyright (see above).

Articles 18 to 20, 20a to 20c and 21: adopted on 21 May 2008, entered into effect on 1 July 2008 (RO 2008 2541)

Adjustment pursuant to amendments to the Law on Copyright in the framework of the review of the Law on Patents (national measures aimed at combating piracy in the field of intellectual property, in particular intervention by the Customs Administration, see above).'
Available Texts: 
French

Ordonnance du 26 avril 1993 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (état le 1er juillet 2008) Ordonnance du 26 avril 1993 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (état le 1er juillet 2008), Complete document (pdf) [502 KB] Ordonnance du 26 avril 1993 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (état le 1er juillet 2008), Complete document (htm) [72 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

German

Verordnung vom 26. April 1993 über das Urheberrecht und verwandte Schutzrechte (stand am 1. Juli 2008) Verordnung vom 26. April 1993 über das Urheberrecht und verwandte Schutzrechte (stand am 1. Juli 2008), Complete document (pdf) [510 KB]

Italian

Ordinanza del 26 aprile 1993 sul diritto d’autore e sui diritti di protezione affini (stato 1° luglio 2008) Ordinanza del 26 aprile 1993 sul diritto d’autore e sui diritti di protezione affini (stato 1° luglio 2008), Complete document (pdf) [515 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH157

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