A patent grants the owner the right to prohibit goods protected by patent from being transported through Switzerland’s territory. However, this only applies if the patent owner can also prohibit these goods being imported into the destination country. If there is concrete evidence of the existence of a patent infringement in Switzerland and in the country of destination, the patent owner can request border measures by customs authorities with regard to the goods in transit (Interpretation of the Patents Act).
Study: How important IP rights are for the Swiss economy
Better international protection for Swiss quality products
Roundtable on the protection of computer-implemented inventions
10.04.2019 | Event
The IPI at the Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva from 10 to 14 April 2019 - why not stop by and see us?