Unión Europea
Bahrein, Reino de
Esquemas de trazado (topografías) de los circuitos integrados
42. Please state the term of protection granted by your legislation to topographies.
Article 8 of the draft law on the Protection of Layout Design of Integrated Circuits provides that the term of protection is 10 years counted from the date of filing an application for registration in the State of Bahrain or from the date of its first commercial exploitation in the State of Bahrain or abroad, whichever expires earlier, but in all cases the term of protection shall expire 15 years after the creation of the layout design.