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Federal Law of October 9, 1992 on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (status as of July 1, 1995)

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Year of current version:1995
Date of last amendment:December 16, 1994
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.
Art. 75, 76 and 77: Amendments in line with Art. 51, 53 and 55 of the TRIPS Agreement.'
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French

Loi fédérale du 9 octobre 1992 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (état le 1er juillet 1995) Loi fédérale du 9 octobre 1992 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (état le 1er juillet 1995), Complete document (pdf) [196 KB] Loi fédérale du 9 octobre 1992 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (état le 1er juillet 1995), Complete document (htm) [90 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH072

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