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Term of protection and validity

The exclusive right for use of a topography is valid for the period of ten years.

The beginning of the term of the exclusive right is determined by the earliest of the following dates:

  •  the date of the first use of a topography, that is the earliest documented date of commercialization of the topography or a topography with an integrated circuit anywhere in the world.
  •  the date of registration of a topography in the Registry.

In case of introduction of an identical original topography, created independently by another author, the total duration of the exclusive right for use of the topography may not exceed ten years.



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