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Federal Law of October 9, 1992 on Copyright and Neighboring Rights

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Year of current version:1992
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 1993
Date of Text (Enacted):October 9, 1992
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The law provides for the definition of authors and their works, the existence, acquisition and scope of copyright and neighboring rights, duration of protection, collecting societies (tariffs and monitoring), civil and criminal proceedings, customs measures, etc.'
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English

Federal Law of October 9, 1992 on Copyright and Neighboring Rights Federal Law of October 9, 1992 on Copyright and Neighboring Rights, Complete document (pdf) [79 KB]

French

Loi fédérale du 9 octobre 1992 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins Loi fédérale du 9 octobre 1992 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins, Complete document (pdf) [122 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH004

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