29 Jan 2021

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 apply. If the circuit was created in the context of a work contract, the employer may be considered the owner of the topography and benefit from the protection.

Why register an integrated circuit topography?

If you are the manufacturer or creator of integrated circuits, you will receive protection and exclusive rights to the production ...

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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 th...

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