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The Design Right (Semiconductor Topographies) (Amendment) Regulations 2006
The Regulations amend the Design Right (Semiconductor Topographies) Regulations 1989 to give effect to the Council Decision of 22nd December 1994 on the extension of the legal protection of topographies of semiconductor products to persons from a member of the World Trade Organization (94/824/EC). The Regulations provide a modified version of section 217(3) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and substitute a new Schedule to the Regulations that includes a list of qualifying countries, other than EU Member States, which are parties to the Agreement establishing the WTO.
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