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Federal Law of March 24, 2000 on Jurisdiction in Civil Matters (status as of December 19, 2006)

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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2001
Date of Text (Enacted):March 24, 2000
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
In the Appendix are listed the various laws, some provisions were amended by the Law on Jurisdiction. The laws protecting intellectual property rights affected are:
- Federal Law of October 9, 1992 Copyright (Art. 64, title median as well as al. 1 and 2 repealed, Art. 65, para. 3 repealed)
- Federal Law of August 28, 1992 on the Protection of Trademarks (Art. 58, as well as median al. 1 and 2 repealed, Art. 59 para. 3 repealed)
- Federal Law of June 25, 1954 on Patents (Art. 75, 78 and 86, al. 3 repealed)
- Federal Law of March 20, 1975 on the Protection of
Plant Variety (Art. 41 and 47 repealed)
- Federal Law of June 19, 1992 on Data Protection (Art. 15 para. 4 amended)
Available Texts: 
French

Loi fédérale du 24 mars 2000 sur les fors en matière civile (état le 19 décembre 2006) Loi fédérale du 24 mars 2000 sur les fors en matière civile (état le 19 décembre 2006), Complete document (pdf) [537 KB] Loi fédérale du 24 mars 2000 sur les fors en matière civile (état le 19 décembre 2006), Complete document (htm) [113 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

German

Bundesgesetz vom 24. März 2000 über den Gerichtsstand in Zivilsachen (stand am 19. Dezember 2006) Bundesgesetz vom 24. März 2000 über den Gerichtsstand in Zivilsachen (stand am 19. Dezember 2006), Complete document (pdf) [519 KB]

Italian

Legge federale de 24 marzo 2000 sul foro in materia civile (stato 19 dicembre 2006) Legge federale de 24 marzo 2000 sul foro in materia civile (stato 19 dicembre 2006), Complete document (pdf) [512 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH190

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