Switzerland And Liechtenstein: The Particularities Of Patent Prosecution

The handling of Swiss patents is governed by the Federal Act of 25 June 1954 on Patents for Inventions (PatG), which was updated in 2012. Patents are administered by the Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE), which is situated in Berne, the capital of Switzerland.

Liechtenstein has neither its own patent law nor a patent office. Instead, patents for inventions are also

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