The New Swiss Patent Ligitation System Rigamonti Cyrill Switzerland is about to implement a completely new patent litigation system, following the establishment of a new specialized federal patent trial court and the replacement of twenty-six cantonal codes of civil procedure with a single uniform federal code of civil procedure. This article provides an overview of the general structure and the most important features of the new patent litigation system that may be of interest to international patent litigants and litigators. Civil Procedure Descriptive Seizure Expert Opinions Jurisdiction Litigation Patent Court Patents Preliminary Injunctions Provisional Measures Remedies Saisie Helvétique Specialized Courts Switzerland Zurich Route 340 periodical academic journal JIPITEC 2 1 2011 3 17 2190-3387 urn:nbn:de:0009-29-29590 rigamonti2011