The application for registering a PAO or PGI must contain the product specification, information on the applicant group and information concerning the link between the product and its geographical origin. Filing the application (PDF) is subject to a one-off fee of CHF 4000. Further information on the examination of an application for registration are available from the IPI in the guidelines on PAOs and PGIs for non-agricultural products.
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?