What Is A Layout-Design Of An Integrated Circuit?
A layout-design of an integrated circuit is the three-dimensional disposition of the elements of an integrated circuit and some or all of the interconnections of the integrated circuit or such three-dimensional disposition prepared for an integrated circuit intended for manufacture.
The law that protects layout-designs of integrated circuits is the Layout-designs of Integrated Circuits Act 2000
How Is Layout-Design Protected?
A layout-design is eligible for protection automatically upon fulfillment of the following conditions:
Who Is The Right Holder Of Layout-Design?
What Are The Rights Of A Right Holder?
A right holder of a protected layout-design has the following rights:
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