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Regulation of April 28, 1997, on the Fees Charged by the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property (status as of June 14, 2005)

Year of Version:2005
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1998
Date of Text (Issued):April 28, 1997
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks
Notes:
Date of Entry into Force: 'Art. 8(a): January 1, 2000; Art. 6(a) and the Annex: January 1, 2002'.

The notification by Switzerland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This Regulation replaces the Ordinance on the Fees Charged by the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property of 25 October 1995.
Procedures for the payment of fees for the issue and maintenance of intellectual property rights (trademarks, designs, patents, topographies and miscellaneous administrative fees). Scale of fees.
Accelerated trademark examination procedure fee. Abolition of annual renewal fees for the third and fourth years after patent filing (cost-reduction measure in favour of users).'
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Règlement du 28 avril 1997 sur les taxes de l'Institut Fédéral de la Propriété Intellectuelle (état le 14 juin 2005) Règlement du 28 avril 1997 sur les taxes de l'Institut Fédéral de la Propriété Intellectuelle (état le 14 juin 2005), Complete document (pdf) [143 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH110

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