The Nagoya Protocol implements the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) regarding ”access and benefit sharing”. It regulates:
- Access to genetic resources, e.g., it facilities access for companies and research institutions to genetic material from plants, animals and other organisms in provider countries.
- The sharing of the benefits which result from the use of genetic resources (”access and benefit sharing”) by allowing the countries that provide these materials to obtain benefits in a balanced and fair way.
20.12.2017 | Trade Marks
Time limit for the initial examination of applications for the registration of trade marks
New IPI directive for the supervision of the collective rights management organisations
Federal Council adapts copyright law to the digital age
27.09.2017 | Event
Séminaire IPI / LES: «développements récents en droit des marques», jeudi le 9 novembre 2017 au Novotel Genève
Patents and pharmaceuticals - Public event at the IPI in collaboration with the European Patent Office