Federal Law of December 19, 1986 on Unfair Competition (Amendment of June 18, 1993)
|Year of Version:||1993|
|Date of Entry into Force:||April 1, 1994|
|Date of Text (Enacted):||June 18, 1993|
|Type of Text:||IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature|
|Subject Matter:||Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)|
|Notes:||The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:|
'Definition of unfair practices. Proceedings and penalties under civil and criminal law.
Art. 4: incitement to infringe or terminate a contract.'
Art. 15: safeguarding of industrial or business secrets (in civil law proceedings)'.
N.B.: The definition of industrial and business secrets has been developed by case law; it corresponds to that set out in Art. 39(1) of the TRIPS Agreement.'
|WIPO Lex No.:||CH066|