With fantastic transportation infrastructure, clean environment and a hub for innovation, the Zug canton is an attractive region for establishing a Swiss residence, as well as a popular location for doing business. Zug offers a wide range of business sectors, focused in this popular Swiss canton, which makes it an attractive location for new entrepreneurs who want to invest in business ventures and take advantage of the favorable tax system and business-friendly environment.
A trademark is a legally protected sign, used to distinguish products and services belonging to different businesses. Any graphic representations can be used as trademarks according to the law, including words, letter combinations, numericals, graphic images, slogans, three-dimensional forms, tones, or combinations of all these elements.
Since Switzerland is the place where many large multinational companies decide to establish their headquarters, due to the favorable taxation system, it comes as no surprise that some of the leading companies in various industry sectors are present in Switzerland.
The pharmaceutical industry has a key role in the Swiss exports industry. In 2014, pharmaceuticals exports amounted to more than 70 billion CHF, which means that about one third of money earned abroad by Switzerland comes from pharmaceutical products.
The legal form for a Swiss corporation is the “Aktiengesellschaft” (AG), which is governed by the Swiss Code of Obligations. This type of company is best suited for multinational corporations looking to expand their activity on the Swiss market.
Branch offices are commercially independent businesses of a parent company. Foreign companies are able to open branch offices in Switzerland. Company branches are legally dependent of the head office, thus they do not have a legal personality.