FAQ

FAQs:

Can an idea be protected?

What is a trademark?

Why protect a trademark?

Why protect a trade name as a trademark?

Why should a company name be protected as a trademark?

Which signs are excluded from the protection of trademark rights?

Can I protect a trademark internationally?

How can I ensure that I do not violate the rights of a third party?

Is there an obligation to proceed with an availability search before applying for a trademark?

Will I have to monitor the trademark once it is registered?

How much does it cost to apply for a trademark?

How can I protect design rights in Switzerland?

What are the formalities for a design application?

How much does it cost to apply for a design?

What can be protected as a patent of invention?

Who is the owner of the patent of invention created at work?

What are the formalities for filing a patent application?

Is it possible to protect my patent internationally?

Is it necessary to use the symbols ©, ® or ™?

Why should I apply for a domain name registration?

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