National intellectual property law

You can find information on the topic of intellectual property law in this section. It provides an overview of the latest national developments in the field of intellectual property and information on current legislative revisions. You can also find links to federal acts and ordinances.



The new "Swissness" legislation strengthens the designation "Switzerland" and the Swiss cross. It helps to prevent and curb their misuse so that the value of the "Swiss" label is maintained in the long term.


Modernising copyright law

The revision of the Copyright Act is aimed at better exploiting the opportunities presented by the digital age while at the same time combating internat piracy more effectively.