29 Jan 2021

How long does the registration last?

An ICT is protected up to ten years from the filing date of the application for registration. The term ends on December 31st of the tenth year after the year of first commercial exploitation, or the tenth anniversary of the filing date.

Who can register an integrated circuit topography?

The owner of the topography (who may be the creator or, where the topography has been transferred, the successor in title) may app...

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What countries are covered by an ICT registration?

As protection for integrated circuit topographies is done at a national level, you must register in every country in which you see...

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