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20 June 2016


Newsletter no. 3/2016 “Legal Information”

Dear Madam, Dear Sir,

We have the pleasure of sending you herewith no. 3/2016 of our Newsletter “Legal Information”. We hope you will enjoy reading it.


01    Strengthening ‘Swissness’ for watches – Trade ordinance enters into force on 1 January 2017

The Federal Council approved the partially revised “Swiss Made” Ordinance for Watches and put it into force on 1 January 2017. This strengthens the designation “Swiss Made” for watches and watch movements in line with the new ‘Swissness’ legislation. More information.


02    Training


Yours sincerely,

Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
Felix Addor
Deputy Director General