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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

NATIONAL LEGISLATION - CANADA

Integrated Circuit Topography Act


INDEX

 

Integrated Circuit Topography Act

SHORT TITLE

INTERPRETATION

Definitions

Deemed importation or commercial exploitation

First commercial exploitation of topography

Deemed creator of topography

HER MAJESTY

Binding on Her Majesty

EXCLUSIVE RIGHT

Exclusive right on registration

Scope of exclusive right

Rights not conferred

Conditions of registration

Originality

Combinations of elements or interconnections

Exception

Definitions

Duration of exclusive right

Infringement

No infringement (2)

No infringement (3)

Transfer of topography

Licence

Government may apply to use registered topography

Terms of use

Notice

Payment of remuneration

Termination of authorization

Authorization not transferable

Prescribed uses

Appeal

Regulations

Definition of "WTO Agreement"

LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

Action for Infringement

Each owner to be party

Power of court to grant relief

Innocent infringement

Infringement after commercial exploitation in Canada

Exception

Limitation period

Exception

Changes in register not applicable

Other Proceedings

Detention of infringing integrated circuit products

Security

Indemnity

Lien, disposal and indemnity

Who may make applications

GENERAL

Registration

Register to be evidence

Application for registration of topography

Content of application

Fee

Filing date

Exception

Notice to applicant

Obligations of applicant

Registration of topography

No inquiry

Registrar may refuse to register

Certificate of registration

Contents of certificate

Presumptions

Correction of errors

Invalidity of registration

Registration of other particulars

Changes in information

Public inspection

Jurisdiction of Federal Court

Exclusive jurisdiction

Application

Definition of "interested person"

Registrar

Duties

Acting Registrar

Other Rights

Regulations

Ministerial Review

Report to Parliament

CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

COMING INTO FORCE

RELATED PROVISION

No liability