European Union
Layout-designs (Topographies) of Integrated Circuits
41. Please explain how your legislation provides for the derogation from Article 36 as specified in Article 37 of the TRIPS Agreement where a person has no knowledge or reasonable grounds to know when acquiring an integrated circuit or an article incorporating such an integrated circuit that it contains an unlawful topography.
Response to Questions 39 to 42). At present, the legislation does not provide for topographies.