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
The case Thorne v Kennedy  HCA 49 centred on a penniless eastern European woman who signed a prenup – or “binding financial agreement” to give it the legal name – on the eve of her marriage to a wealthy Australian property developer.
The couple had met through a website that offered potential brides. Seven months after the