The free trade agreement also provides for measures to be taken by customs authorities to combat counterfeiting and piracy. The limit measures apply to trademark and copyright infringements as well as patents and design infringements. In addition, the agreement establishes standards for civil and criminal proceedings to prosecute offences and claim damages. The provisions relating to intellectual property are listed in Chapter 11 of the Main Agreement. Annex IX also contains provisions on plant variety protection which specify the provisions of Article 11.10 of the Main Agreement. The Agreement clarifies and strengthens the existing level of multilateral protection of the TRIPS Agreement, in particular in the following areas: the Free Trade Agreement first defines certain principles that Switzerland and China must respect. Both countries are particularly committed to ensuring that the bilateral trade agreement between Switzerland and China includes key provisions for the protection of intellectual property rights. This Agreement has been in force since 1 July 2014. .

. . Appendix 2 to Annex III – Swiss Certificate of Origin (PDF, 90 kB, 05.07.2013). . Agreement on the mutual recognition of test results of measuring instruments (PDF, 164 kB, 05.07.2013). . Annex IV Declaration of origin (PDF, 73 kB, 05.07.2013). .

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