Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

Federal Law on Unfair Competition of 19 December 1986 (status as at 1 January 2013)
Definition of unfair practices. Proceedings and penalties under civil and criminal law. Article 4: incitement to infringe or terminate a contract. Article 5b: exploitation of the results of the work of others in the knowledge that the results in question were obtained or made accessible by improper means. Article 6: infringement of industrial or business secrets. NB: The definition of industrial and business secrets has been developed by case law; it corresponds to that set out in Article 39.1 of the TRIPS Agreement.
Most recent amendments: unrelated to intellectual property.