Applying to register a design is really easy. All you need is:
- At the minimum a good illustration of your design (i.e. a drawing, a photo)
Representation of a design
- The application form (only available in the official Swiss languages):
You can find a detailed explanation of the application form in the Guide for registering a design.
Send us the completed design application form together with the illustrations as soon as possible:
If you have any questions, contact us before submitting your application form. We're happy to provide you with quick and straightforward assistance.
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