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Federal Law of June 25, 1954 on Patents for Inventions (status as of July 1, 2009)

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Year of current version:2009
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:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Industrial Property, Patents (Inventions), Traditional Knowledge (TK), Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:For provisions relating to traditional knowledge and genetic resources, see Articles 49a, 81a & 138.
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French

Loi fédérale du 25 juin 1954 sur les brevets d'invention (état le 1er juillet 2009) Loi fédérale du 25 juin 1954 sur les brevets d'invention (état le 1er juillet 2009), Complete document (pdf) [708 KB] Loi fédérale du 25 juin 1954 sur les brevets d'invention (état le 1er juillet 2009), Complete document (htm) [556 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

German

Bundesgesetz vom 25. Juni 1954 über die Erfindungspatente (stand am 1. Juli 2009) Bundesgesetz vom 25. Juni 1954 über die Erfindungspatente (stand am 1. Juli 2009), Complete document (pdf) [671 KB]

Italian

Legge federale del 25 giugno 1954 sui brevetti d’invenzione (stato 1° luglio 2009) Legge federale del 25 giugno 1954 sui brevetti d’invenzione (stato 1° luglio 2009), Complete document (pdf) [675 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH181

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