The coat of arms of the Swiss Confederation is an expression of the power and dignity of the state and is therefore a protected public sign. Under the revised Coat of Arms Protection Act, its use is reserved for the Swiss Confederation.
Up until 31 December 2018, you could apply for a right of continued use for trade marks for services containing the Swiss coat of arms or a sign that could be confused with it and which were applied for or registered before 18 November 2009. The prerequisite for this was an interest worthy of protection.
Second online workshop CIPCO/IPI ‘Legal framework of intellectual property for AI - technical and economic aspects’ on 13 September 2021
Modernising the patent examination procedure
Swiss producers to benefit from better international protection for geographical indications
Swiss Innovation Forum 2020 to be held as an online festival