The IPI's brochures can be downloaded in PDF format. For a print version, please get in touch with the Contact Centre or use the feedback form.


You can find the IPI's annual reports and annual financial statements here.


"Envisioned. Created. Protected." Pocket Guide

  • "Envisioned. Created. Protected." Pocket Guide The small-format brochure offers an introduction to intellectual property and the topics of trade marks, patents, design protection, copyright, indication of origin as well as trade mark and patent searches.

"Filing a patent" brochure

  • In German (PDF) Valuable information for drafting a patent application is found in this brochure. Furthermore, it contains information about the application procedure in Switzerland and about the protection of an invention abroad.

"Protecting designs" brochure