Training and courses at the IPI
Courses with a practical approach on areas related to the various IP rights for all levels of knowledge and experience.
Inventors and companies divulge valuable knowledge on technologies in their patent applications. This is information you can make use of. For example, searching in patent literature shows you how novel your invention is prior to applying for a patent.
You can carry out initial searches and monitoring in free online patent databases yourself.
Specialists can help you with complex queries and comprehensive searches.
Patent searches and monitoring can also be useful after patenting. There are various providers who can offer you an appropriate search. List with various providers.
Greater efficiency in the fight against counterfeiting
The motion “Towards a modern Swiss patent” has been approved – the IPI is preparing a preliminary draft of the revision of the Patents Act
29.11.2019 | Media release
Corina Eichenberger-Walther to take over the presidency of the Institute Council of the IPI
08.11.2019 | Event
Symposium on Creative Approaches to Improving Access to Medicines Globally
Roundtable on the protection of computer-implemented inventions