We support your career development because our success is due to the skills of our employees.
We generously encourage professional education and training by bearing the costs, granting you the time you need and even concluding a training contract with you for larger projects. We place great emphasis on needs-oriented practical education and training.
Multilingual employees are crucial for us as we are part of the trilingual Federal Administration and an internationally-integrated centre of competence for all issues concerning intellectual property.
You can agree with your superior to acquire language skills as one of your annual goals for which we'll bear the costs and/or time. We'll also bear up to 60% of the costs if you decide to visit a private language course (German, French Italian or English).
We'll ensure that you are thoroughly introduced to your new job. During your induction period, you'll have a personal contact person who'll provide you with support and advice.
New managers are thoroughly prepared for their new role through internal and external training.
SMEs used the lockdown period to develop new ideas – an insight into an initiative of the IPI during the coronavirus crisis
08.06.2020 | Patents
More support for innovative SMEs and start-ups – assisted patent searches at a reduced fee until the end of 2020
Better international protection for Swiss geographical indications
The IPI is actively participating in the WIPO dialogue on intellectual property and artificial intelligence
08.11.2019 | Event
Symposium on Creative Approaches to Improving Access to Medicines Globally
Roundtable on the protection of computer-implemented inventions