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Ordinance of May 28, 1997 on the Protection of Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications in Respect of Agricultural Products and Processed Agricultural Products

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Year of current version:1997
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 1997
Date of Text (Issued):May 28, 1997
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This Ordinance specifies the types of appellation which may be registered, the protection afforded to them, registration procedures and control requirements: definitions of registered appellation of origin and protected geographical indication, generic names, registration procedure (persons entitled to file applications for registration, content of the application, specifications, decision, opposition, registration and publication, etc.), control, etc.
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Ordonnance du 28 mai 1997 concernant la protection des appellations d'origine et des indications géographiques des produits agricoles et des produits agricoles transformés Ordonnance du 28 mai 1997 concernant la protection des appellations d'origine et des indications géographiques des produits agricoles et des produits agricoles transformés, Complete document (pdf) [120 KB] Ordonnance du 28 mai 1997 concernant la protection des appellations d'origine et des indications géographiques des produits agricoles et des produits agricoles transformés, Complete document (htm) [28 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH084

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