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.
European Inventor Award 2021: Swiss researcher in the final
New electronic IP rights administration system for patents and designs from Summer 2021
The IPI ‘Your photo. Your copyright.’ special prize awarded at the LernFilm Festival 2021
CIPCO/IPI ‘Intellectual property law in the age of artificial intelligence’ workshop on 11 June 2021
Swiss Innovation Forum 2020 to be held as an online festival