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Ordinance of April 26, 1993 on the Protection of the Topographies of Semiconductor Products (status as of January 1, 1996)

Year of current version:1995
Date of last amendment:October 25, 1995
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 1993
Date of Text (Issued):April 26, 1993
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Registration of topographies, maintenance of topographies register, Customs measures.'
'Art. 16, 17 and 18 (adopted on 17 May 1995): amendments in line with Art. 51, 53 and 55 of the TRIPS Agreement.
'Art. 1, 3 and 12 (adopted on 25 October 1995): amendments following the assumption by the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property on 1 January 1996 of the tasks of the Federal Office for Intellectual Property.'
'Art. 9: Safeguarding of industrial and business secrets in topography application files and the topographies register.'
Available Texts: 
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Ordonnance du 26 avril 1993 sur la protection des topographies de produits semi-conducteurs (état le 1er janvier 1996) Ordonnance du 26 avril 1993 sur la protection des topographies de produits semi-conducteurs (état le 1er janvier 1996), Complete document (pdf) [33 KB] Ordonnance du 26 avril 1993 sur la protection des topographies de produits semi-conducteurs (état le 1er janvier 1996), Complete document (htm) [20 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH080

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