Setting The Exclusive Integrated Circuit Layout Designs

Original Language Title: Asetus yksinoikeudesta integroidun piirin piirimalliin

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Read the untranslated law here: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1991/19910946

The presentation of the Minister of trade and industry, lays down the exclusive right of layout designs of integrated circuit 11 January 1991 (32/91) pursuant to article 14 and 46: section 1 of the application for registration of a topography registration is requested in consequence of the patent-and license from the Government, hereinafter referred to as the registration authority.


section 2 of the application form application for registration of the letter and its attachments.
The application letter shall be signed by the applicant or his agent, and shall include: 1) the applicant's name, domicile and address and, if the applicant is represented by an attorney, his name and address in addition;
2 the creation of the district and the creator of the template), name and address, and, if he is not a Finnish citizen or he does not have a permanent abode in Finland, including his nationality and habitual residence;
3) if the topography has been disseminated to the public prior to the filing of the application for registration, a statement of the date of the release to the public for the first time;
the application for registration of a topography referred to in 4) short name;
5) to the effect that the topography is the result of creative and original intellectual work and that it is not directly copied from some other design; as well as 6) notice of an application for a letter of the annexes.
The application letter shall be accompanied by: 1 identifying the topography data;)
2) if the applicant is represented by an agent, of a power of Attorney; as well as 3) if someone other than the applicant is created by a report which shows the topography, the applicant's right.
The application letter shall be accompanied by a certificate of the registration fee.


section 3 of the application shall be drawn up in Finnish or in Swedish, the language of the legislation in force. The district model name must be specified in both Finnish and Swedish. The document is attached to the application the registration authority be vieraskielisestä version in Finnish or in Swedish, if required by the registration authority of.


section 4 of the application will apply to the topography as it is the date of filing or, where the topography has been disseminated to the public prior to the submission of the application for registration, as it was for the first time to the public at the time of the release.


To identify the materials necessary for section 5 of the topography of the district to identify the necessary material to the model must contain drawings or photos: 1) design;
2) mask or a part thereof, from which it is made or can be made of the integrated circuit; as well as the various layers of the integrated circuit, 3).
In addition, the identification of a topography may be to give the media, which is stored in the circuit design information in computer-readable form, this type of file prints, and the district on the basis of the model-made integrated circuits.
If the registered topography is only part of the whole, on the basis of which it is made or can be made of the integrated circuit, indication of what part of the surface area of the registered topography of the whole match.
The circuit model of a part, which relates to the integrated circuit manufacturing method, there is no need to provide a drawing or other parts of the application, if included in the model are sufficient to identify the district.


section 6 of the District to identify the necessary material to the model should be given in duplicate. Drawings, and other written material shall be of A4 size (210 mm x 297 mm).


section 7-7-9 section 9 is repealed A 21 May 1999/694.




Diary of an application for registration, the registry authority of section 10 and the file number of the application and on the day of arrival.
The registration application shall be deemed to be registered only when 2 the first subparagraph of article 1 – application letter that contains the information referred to in paragraph 5, section 5 of the certificate of payment of the registration and of the registration as referred to in sub-section 1, the data is received at the authority. The registration authority shall notify the applicant of the date of the application, fixed.


Article 11 of the Registration Authority shall keep a journal of the received applications for registration. The journal is available to the public.
The journal will be marked on each application: 1) the date of the application and the application number;
the name of the applicant, 2) registered office and address;
3) if the applicant is represented by an agent, the name and address of that person;
4 the name of the template) to the district;
5) consist of the payments made and in your Inbox. as well as 6).


The processing of the application for registration under section 12 of the topography shall be entered in the register of the district model, if: 1) the application relates to integrated circuit topography; and 2) on the basis of the information provided the application meets the exclusive integrated circuit layout designs Act (32/91), 4 and 5 of article 6, as well as the requirements of article 14 and 15.
The district model register a significant number in the register of the district model will be provided. The applicant shall be notified of the registration of the certificate of registration.


section 13 (21 May 1999/694) section 13 is repealed A 21 May 1999/694.


Section 14 of the Registered topography register topographies is considered the topography register.
The circuit model of the application for registration shall be entered in the register: 1) number and the registration number of the topography;
2 the holder of the registration of a name) and address of the holder of the registration, if represented by an agent, the name and address of that person;
3 the name of the template) to the district; the date of the application, as well as 4), protection date, and the date of registration of the.


section 15 (18.7.2013/582) When the registration authority is the requirement for a declaration of invalidity of the registration of a topography or the transfer of the registration of the action, indicated on the entry in the register of the district model.
In the case referred to in subparagraph (1) the Registrar shall issue the Declaration of invalidity of the registration of a topography, hereby request or when a copy of the solution has been delivered to the registry authority, the right to start in the market (100/2013), Chapter 4, section 23, or the exclusive integrated circuit layout designs, in accordance with article 44 of the law, the entry in the topography register. The solution obtained by the force of law, in addition to its main content is recorded in the register.


section 16 of the exclusive right of layout designs of integrated circuit pursuant to article 23 of the law on the transfer of the exclusive rights referred to in the entry shall contain the name of the holder of the right, place of residence and address, as well as the date of the shipment. With regard to the right to use at the request of the holder of an exclusive right is important, whether it is right to grant other licenses.
Subject to the question of the conclusion of the entry in the register, however, cannot be solved immediately, it is important that the records have been requested.
The provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2 shall apply by analogy to the exclusive right of layout designs of integrated circuit of the Act referred to in subsection 3 of section 30 of the law.


section 17 If the exclusive right of layout designs is the basis of the notification, the entry in the topography register.
The notification agent shall be entered in the register on the change.


section 18 If the exclusive right of the holder of the exclusive right to a topography of an integrated circuit shall inform the district article 31 of the law on the template of the registration and the exclusive right of the abandonment of the right to use this transfer has not been entered in the register, is the person to whom the license has been released, indicate the registration and to set aside a reasonable amount of time for him to control the issue of their rights before the district model will be deleted from the registry.


section 19 of the registration is expired, it is the registration authority to be removed from the register of the district model.
When the circuit model is removed from the register, or when the topography of an exclusive right that is a final decision of the Court of Justice of transferred to another, it is the registration authority an announcement about it.


Kuuluttaminen section 20 Notices a monopoly in matters relating to the registration authority of the district model appearing in the publication will be published.


Article 21 entry into force This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 1991.

The change of the date of entry into force and the application of the regulations: 21 May 1999/694: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 December 1999.




18.7.2013/582: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 September 2013.