The ‘Category’ filter only applies to international signs (Type: WIPO signs).
The state which has registered the sign for protection. The number of signs from this state is shown in brackets.
Subcategory type of sign
The signs of the cantonal public bodies (Art. 5 CAPA) can be divided into three subcategories:
- Coats of arms: the shield-shaped coats of arms of communes, cantons and other districts
- Flags: the flags of these areas in rectangular or square form
- Other emblems: other signs protected by cantonal and/or communal laws
The Vienna Classification was established in 1973 by the Vienna Agreement and is an international system for the classification of figurative elements of marks. You can find more information here: WIPO: Vienna Classification.
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"