Regional or National Measures

Switzerland
ABS Measures
  • Loi Fédérale Sur les Brevets d’Invention, telle que modifiée en 2008.
  • National Plan of action for the protection and sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Other
    Loi Fédérale Sur les Brevets d’Invention, telle que modifiée en 2008.
    Disclosure of the source of the genetic resources and traditional knowledge in patent applications Art. 49.a
    Disclosure of the source on international patent applications Art. 138
    Lack of disclosure of the source Art. 59.2, 59.a.3
    Sanctions for wrongful declaration of the source Art. 81.a

    • United Nations
    • United Nations Environment Programme