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.
Switzerland maintains its position as innovation world champion even in COVID times
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