As an owner or representative, you are fully entitled to request register changes. As a rule, you do not have to submit an official document of evidence. However, an official document of evidence is required in the following cases:
- You are requesting the cancellation of a third-party right;
- You are requesting a register change as a new owner, representative, licensee, inventor, designer, usufructuary or pledgee;
- You are submitting the request as a guest. Exception: changes of address do not require an official document of evidence.
The document may be an express declaration by the owner or another document which shows the change.
The following documents are sufficient:
- Declaration of assignment
- Merger agreement
- Licence agreement
- Usufruct agreement
Please upload the document as a PDF file in the ‘online register changes service. It will be transmitted in encrypted form.
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"