There is no copyright register as copyright protection arises automatically. In the case of a dispute, there are various ways of proving that you are the author of a work.
- You could call witnesses.
- You could provide your work to a notary or attorney, which would prove that you had access to the work at a certain point in time.
- Finally, the Swiss Copyright Act (CopA) recognises “presumption of authorship”. As long as it is not proven otherwise, the author is the person whose name, pseudonym or sign appears on the copies or are given when the work is published.
Daren Tang appointed as next WIPO Director General
26.05.2020 | Partners and initiatives
Tailor-made IP strategies – SEF4KMU virtual networking lunch on 4 June 2020
20.05.2020 | Law and policy
The USA welcomes the partial revision of the Swiss Copyright Act
28.04.2020 | Partners and initiatives
Young researchers convince experts with their projects
08.11.2019 | Event
Symposium on Creative Approaches to Improving Access to Medicines Globally
Roundtable on the protection of computer-implemented inventions