You should ideally use online delivery for all trade mark procedures – from the submission of your application to the renewal of IP right. Find out how to register for this service in our step-by-step explanation below.
1. For new trade mark applications via e-trademark
Please activate "electronic delivery" under the section "General".
2. For new applications a requests via forms (trade marks, patents, supplementary protection certificates and designs)
Please select electronic delivery in the application form.
3. For existing IP rights and procedures
Please send a request by email to tm.admin (for trade marks), @ekomm.ipi .firstname.lastname@example.org (for patents an supplementary protection certificates) or design.admin (for designs), including the following: @ekomm.ipi .ch
- Your express consent to electronic delivery
- Your electronic delivery address
Tell us the email address you used to register on the IncaMail or PrivaSphere delivery platform.
- A postal delivery address in Switzerland
Please give us a postal delivery address. Note that a foreign delivery address is not permitted.
- The IP rights and procedures concerned
Tell us the IP rights and all procedures, e.g. registration, register amendment or renewal, for which you would like to receive correspondence from the IPI electronically.
We will then send you all future correspondence from concerning the IP rights and procedures you requested in electronic format – quickly and without fuss.
- The electronic delivery address (email address registered in the eGov subscriber directory) is always linked to a postal delivery address. It is therefore not possible to use the same electronic delivery address with multiple postal delivery addresses.
Harmonisation and partial revision of guidelines as of 1 July 2023
Conference on Intellectual Property & Sustainability at the University of Geneva
Symposium: "Best practices in the fight against counterfeiting & piracy – NFTs not your cup of tea? Well, they should: NFTs as a new way of fighting counterfeiting and piracy"