• What can the indication in Switzerland that a patent application is pending or that a patent has been granted look like? Answer

Established 1925


Here we have listed some useful links for you to websites of national, regional and international organizations, associations and offices active in, and responsible for, the area of intellectual and industrial property, and where useful information can be found (BOVARD LTD assumes no responsibility for the access to, and content of, these websites).

Regional and International Organizations

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

European Patent Office (EPO)

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)


Association of European Patent Attorneys in Switzerland (VESPA)

Association of Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys (ASP)

Institute for Industrial Property (INGRES)

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)

National Offices

German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)

Swiss Federal Commercial Registry Office

Swiss Federal Office of Intellectual Property (FIIP)

The UK Patent Office

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)