Patent Filing Services in Switzerland
Country :- Switzerland | Capital :- Bern
Types of Major IP Rights
Patent Office
Stauffacherstrasse 65/59g, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Trademark Office
Stauffacherstrasse 65/59g, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Switzerland
Filing Deadline
Translation Deadline
Filing Language
Form Requirement
Mode of Filing
31ST March
Upon Filing
German ,French
POA
Digital/Paper

Country :- Switzerland | Capital :- Bern

Patent Office
Stauffacherstrasse 65/59g, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Trademark Office
Stauffacherstrasse 65/59g, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Types of Major IP Rights
The Invention Patent, The Utility Model Patent and The Industrial Design Patent.
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Switzerland
Filing Deadline
Translation Deadline
Filing Language
Form Requirement
Mode of Filing
31ST March
Upon Filing
German ,French, Italian
POA (Scanned Copy Sufficient)
Digital/Paper
Fees for Patent Activities in Switzerland
.
Application Fee
Examination Fee
Accelerate examination fee
Swiss patent application search
International search
Claim fee for each additional claim from the 11th patent claim
.
200 CHF
500 CHF
200 CHF
500 CHF
1,371 CHF
50 CHF
Renewal Fees- Years after filling
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
13th
14th
15th
16th
17th
18th
19th
20th
Late payment of renewal fee
.
100 CHF
120 CHF
140 CHF
160 CHF
180 CHF
220 CHF
260 CHF
300 CHF
340 CHF
400 CHF
460 CHF
520 CHF
600 CHF
680 CHF
760 CHF
860 CHF
960 CHF
50 CHF

* All the fees mentioned here is in CHF

Application
Application fee for SPC
Application fee for extending an spc
Application fee for paediatric fee
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2,500 CHF
1,500 CHF
3,000 CHF
Renewal Fees- Years after filling
1
2
3
4
5
6
Late fee
Revocation fee
.
1,060
1,160
1,260
1,360
1,460
1,560
50
800
Fee for international patent application PCT
International filing fee
From the 31st page onwards
If the application is in character-coded-format
International search fee
Transmittal fees
Fee for the international preliminary examination
Heading fee for preliminary examination
.
1,330
15 CHF per page
200 CHF
1,915 CHF
100 CHF
1,830 CHF
183 EUR

* These fees are subject to change as per the discretion of the patent offices. Get in touch with us to know the exact fee.

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FAQs
Q1. Term required for filing a patent application in Switzerland?
Term for filing the patent application in Switzerland claiming priority is 12 months from the priority date
Q2. What is the Duration of Patents in Switzerland ?
A Swiss patent guarantees protection in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, limited to 20 years, as long as the annual renewal fees are paid. If they aren't paid, the patent expires meaning that the invention belongs to the public domain.
Q3. What are the Filing requirements in Switzerland ?
the following should be submitted three months after the filing date at the latest:
  • At least one patent claim defining the invention
  • Technical drawings of reproducible quality
  • An abstract
  • A translation of the technical documents in one of the official Swiss languages (German, French or Italian) if the documents are not being submitted in one of the official languages or in English
...the following should be submitted 16 months after the priority date at the latest:
  • A declaration of any international priority rights being claimed as well as the priority document(s)
  • The names and addresses of all inventors involved (in GermanFrench and Italian)
  • Any waivers by individual inventors to being named
  • A translation of the technical documents in one of the official Swiss languages (German, French or Italian) if the documents have been submitted in English
Q4. How to examine a Switzerland patent application?
No request for conduction of a substantive examination is required. Before beginning of the substantive examination, the IPI sends an invoice for examination, where it indicates a time limit for payment of the prescribed fees.
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