INTEGRATED CIRCUIT LAYOUT-DESIGNS ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
DESIGNS OFFICE, OFFICERS AND REGISTER
Designs Office, Controller, registrars and other officers.
Register of Integrated Circuit Layout-Designs.
Inspection of Register and right to obtain copies of entries therein.
REGISTRABLE LAYOUT-DESIGNS, PROPRIETORSHIP AND PROCEEDINGS
Layout-designs that may be registered.
Proprietorship of layout-designs.
Persons entitled to apply for registration.
Application for registration.
Publication of application and opposition thereto.
Effective date of registration.
Certificate of registration.
EFFECT OF REGISTRATION
Extent of protection of registered layout-designs.
Period of protection of registered layout-designs.
CORRECTION AND RECTIFICATION OF REGISTER AND CANCELLATION
Power of Registrar to authorise corrections.
Rectification of Register.
Cancellation of registration.
ASSIGNMENTS, LICENCES AND TRANSFER OF INTERESTS IN
Right of proprietor to assign and transfer rights in registered layoutdesign.
Assignments, etc., to be in writing.
Registration of assignments, licences, etc.
COMPULSORY LICENCES AND USE OF REGISTERED LAYOUT-DESIGNS
Compulsory licence in respect of registered design.
Use of registered layout-design for service of the State.
Special provisions as to State use during emergency.
Reference of disputes as to State use.