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).
21.11.2018 | Partners and initiatives
BioInnovation Day in Geneva – the IPI awards prizes for inventions
Revised guidelines for the substantive examination of national patent applications effective 1 January 2019
Info event on using strategic patent analyses on 11.4.2018 in Zurich
14.02.2018 | Event
Stakeholder Discussions on: Innovation, availability and affordability of medical products. Can we achieve it all?
27.09.2017 | Event
Séminaire IPI / LES: «développements récents en droit des marques», jeudi le 9 novembre 2017 au Novotel Genève