Studies commissioned by the Federal Council confirm that the legal criteria for the long-term protection of ‘Swissness’ are fulfilling their purpose. They are adding value to the Swiss economy and are leading to a decrease in cases of ‘Swissness’ misuse, particularly within Switzerland. In its report, which was approved on 18 December 2020, the Federal Council sees potential for action in enforcement abroad and in dealing with the exceptions for foodstuffs.
- Federal Council report on the evaluation of the ‘Swissness’ legislation (available in German)
- Federal Council report on the evaluation of the ‘Swissness’ legislation (available in French)
- Federal Council report on the evaluation of the ‘Swissness’ legislation (available in Italian)
- Study Die Rechtsdurchsetzung von Swissness im In und Ausland - Situation und Ausblick (available in German)
Switzerland among European top nations in innovation to fight cancer
A study reveals that IP rights such as patents help Swiss SMEs and start-ups find investors
Conference on Intellectual Property & Sustainability at the University of Geneva
Symposium: "Best practices in the fight against counterfeiting & piracy – NFTs not your cup of tea? Well, they should: NFTs as a new way of fighting counterfeiting and piracy"